Alstonia species ?

Alstonia species ?       Alstonia scholaris: Another massive tree. Date/Time- May 2012 Location- Dandeli WLS Habitat- Wild Plant Habit- Tree Height/Length- 25-30 meters Leaves- Simple whorled Nice!!! never seen such an elongated Alstonia tree…. Alstonia scholaris is saptaparni… am I missing something??may be just part of the bunch of leaves is shown… still…..the […]

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Alstonia scholaris

Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Br., Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 1: 76 76 1810. (Syn: Echites scholaris L.; Pala scholaris (L.) Roberty); . alstonia, Australian quinine bark tree, bitter-bark tree, blackboard tree, chatiyan wood, devil’s tree, dita bark tree, shaitan, white cheesewood tree • Bengali: “ছাতিম” — “Chatim” • Hindi: चितवन chitvan, शैतान का झाड़ […]

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Alstonia macrophylla

Alstonia macrophylla Wall. ex G.Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 78 1837. (Syn: Alstonia acuminata Miq.; Alstonia batino Blanco; Alstonia brassii Monach.; Alstonia costata Wall. ex Miq. [Illegitimate]; Alstonia glabriflora Markgr.; Alstonia macrophylla var. acuminata (Miq.) Monach.; Alstonia macrophylla var. glabra A.DC.; Alstonia macrophylla var. mollis Merr.; Alstonia oblongifolia Merr.; Alstonia pangkorensis King & Gamble; Alstonia paucinervia […]

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Alstonia venenata

Alstonia venenata R.Br., Asclepiadeae 64 1810. (Syn: Alstonia venenata var. pubescens Monach.; Blaberopus venenatus (R.Br.) A.DC.; Echites venenatus Roxb. ex A.DC.); . al-STON-ee-uh — named for Dr. C. Alston, 18th cent. Scottish Prof. of Botany at Edinburgh … Dave’s Botanaryven-en-AY-tuh — poisoned, drugged or enchanted … Dave’s Botanary  . commonly known as: poison devil tree • Kannada: ಅಡ್ಡಸರ್ಪ addasarpa • Malayalam: അണലിവേഗം analivegam • Mundari: mangar jita • Odia: ରଣଜିତ ranajita • Sanskrit: राजादन rajadana, विषघ्नी […]

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