47th Tree Appreciation Walk in Lake View Garden, Hiranandani Powai

 
 
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Dear Friends,

‘Rituraj Vasant’, the king of all the seasons, has made its presence felt here in the gardens of Mumbai………..one such garden Lake View Park in Hiranandani Powai, is bustling with activities…….happy flowers of petunia, marigold, snapdragon, salvia, roses, swaying in the gentle breeze& warm sunshine, giving familiar clues & luring the bees, butterfly, other insects to them………. California Fan Palm (Washingtonia filifera), Foxtail Palm (Wodyetia bifurcate), Manila Palm (Adonidia merrillii), are flowering & fruiting and visited by hundreds of bees....Muchkund (Pterospermum suberifolium) is laden with its beautiful fruits……with Koel’s voice reverberating in the garden……..we invite you all to take a tree appreciation Walk with us in the Lake View Garden, Hiranadani Powai on 23rd February at 7.30 in the morning.

The 47th walk is on Sunday 23th February, 2014

Venue: Lake View Garden in Hiranandani Gardens, Powai

Time: 7.30 am

Duration of walk: 2 hours

Driving direction to the garden:

There are 3 municipal gardens in Hiranandani Powai, we are going to take walk in Lake View Garden, unfortunately this name is not mentioned anywhere on the gate of the garden. It is situated opp Hiranadani Foundation School and Jal Vayu Vihar Housing Society.

From IIT main gate or Andheri (E) stn or Ghatkopar (W) stn Bus 392 i.e. 392 between Andheri (E) stn and Ghatkopar (W) goes via Lake View Park, the bus stop is called Jal Vihar Society Bus stop.

Attached is the list of the trees which we shall be showing you.

Hope to see you all.

TAW Team


List of Plants of Lake View Park, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai

47th Tree Appreciation Walk – on 23rd February, 2014

 

No.

Common Name

Scientific Name

Family

Origin

1.

Japanese Peace Palm/Lady Palm

Rhapis excelsa

Arecaceae

South China

2.

Snapdragon/Dog flower

Antirrhinum majus

Scrophulariaceae

Mediterranean region

3.

California Fan Palm

Washingtonia filifera

Arecaceae

California,USA

4.

Foxtail Palm

Wodyetia bifurcate

Arecaceae

Australia

5.

Desert Cassia

Cassia biflora

Caesalpiniaceae

Caribbean Islands

6.

Gulab

Rose sp.

Rosaceae

 

7.

Indian Shot

Canna indica

Cannaceae

West Indies

8.

Manila Palm/Christmas Palm

Adonidia merrillii

Arecaceae

Philippines

9.

Coontie

Zamia pumila

Zamiaceae

W.Indies& Cuba

10.

Toddy Palm/Palmyra Palm

Borassus flabellifer

Arecaceae

India

11.

Red Button Ginger

Costus woodsonii

Zingiberaceae

Panama

12.

Beach Spider Lily

Hymenocallis littoralis

Amaryllidaceae

Mexico

13.

Monkey Ear Pod

Enterolobiumcyclocarpum

Mimosaceae

Central America

14.

Poplar

Populus deltoids

Salicaceae

N. America

15.

Parijat

Nyctanthes arbor-tristis

Oleaceae

Southern Asia

16.

Pipal

Ficus religiosa

Moraceae

India

17.

Umbar

Ficus racemosa

Moraceae

India

18.

Vad/Banyan Tree

Ficus benghalensis

Moraceae

India

19.

KanakChampa

Pterospermum acerifolium

Sterculiaceae

India

20.

Muchkund

Pterospermum suberifolium

Sterculiaceae

India

21.

Mussaenda

Mussaenda erythrophylla

Rubiaceae

Asia

22.

South India Mahua

Madhuca longifoliav ar.longifolia

Sapotaceae

India

23.

Firecracker Plant(white)

Russeliaequisetiformisvar alba

Scrophulariaceae

Mexico

24.

LaxmiTaru

Simarou baglauca

Simaroubaceae

America

25.

Hivar

Acacia leucophloea

Mimosaceae

 

26.

Marigold

Tagetes patula

Asteraceae

America

27.

Common Lantana

Lantana camara

Verbenaceae

Trop. America

28.

Philippine Tea

Carmona retusa

Ehretiaceae

S.East Asia

29.

Golden Dew Drop

Duranta repens

Verbenaceae

S. America

30.

Weeping Fig

Ficus benjamina

Moraceae

India

31.

Tagar

Tabernaemontana coronaria

Apocynaceae

West Indies

32.

Traveller’s Palm

Ravenala madagascariensis

Strelitziaceae

Madagascar

33.

Ponytail Palm

Nolina recurvata

Agavaceae

Mexico

34.

Allamanda

Allamanda blanchetii

Apocynaceae

Brazil

35.

Powder Puff

Calliandra haematocephala

Mimosaceae

Trop.America

36.

Spotted Sterculia

Sterculia guttata

Sterculiaceae

India

37.

Petunia

Petunia x hybrid

Solanaceae

South America

38.

Scarlet Sage

Salvia splendens

Lamiaceae

Brazil

39.

Carrotwood

Cupaniopsis anacardioides

Sapindaceae

Australia

40.

Reetha

Sapindus sp

Sapindaceae

India

 

 


 
 
 
 
 
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