81st Tree Appreciation Walk at IIT Campus, Mumbai



Earth and sky, wind and trees, lakes and fields, birds and hills……544 acres of IIT campus, always intrigued us…..always wanted to check out the elusive greens on the campus……fortunately some of our regular participant of Tree Appreciation Walks got us the permission to conduct tree walk in the campus of IIT. We invite you all for a Tree Appreciation walk at IIT Campus on 26th March,17. 

Our 81st Tree walk on Sunday 26th March, 2017                 

Venue:  IIT Campus, Mumbai…Lake side area, Near Jal Vihar Old Guest House.

Time:  7.30  a.m.

Duration of walk:  2 hours

Meeting Point:  At the Main Gate of IIT….there are 3 gates, please enter from the main gate…..at the gate you have to inform the security that you have come to attain Tree Appreciation Walk at the Lake Side near Jal Vihar old Guest House…….you have to enter your personal details on their register. Myself & Dr Usha will be there till 7.45 am. Please be on time once we leave for the Lake area, it will be difficult for you to find us.

Most Important : - Registration is compulsory as we have to give the list of participant to the security at the main gate. Do register with us till 23rd March….We regret that only 40 people we can take for the Tree Walk.

We can not arrange for the vehicle to lake area which is 10 min walk from the main gate so please do not leave your auto whoever is coming by it…..after registering your details, you can take the auto to Lake side.

Please wear cap, shoes……carry plenty of water and something to eat……though we will be walking under the shade of tall trees but some stretch  do not have shade.

List of the trees are attached herewith.

Looking forward to meet you all,

Cheers, 

TAW TEAM


Plant List for 81st Tree Appreciation Walks

26.3.2017 at IIT Powai

No

Common Name

Scientific Name

Family

Fl=Flower

ft=fruit

1

Tad

Borassua flbellifer

Arecaceae

Fl/ft

2

Charcoal Tree

Trema orientalis

urticaceae

Fl

3

Ghosale/Bath Sponge/Galaka

Luffa aegyptica

Cucurbitaceae

Fi/ft

4

Christmas Tree

Araucaria columnaris

Araucariaceae

 

5

JungleJalebi

Pithecellobium dulce

Mimosaceae

Fl/ft

6

Bakul

Mimusops elengi

Sapotaceae

Fl/ft

7

Khajur/wild date/Shindi

Phoenix sylvestris

Arecaceae

 

8

Bor/Ber/Badri

Ziziphus mauritiana

Rhamnaceae

ft

9

Kala Umbar

Ficus hispida

Moraceae

Fl/ft

10

Piluki

Combretum albidium

Combretaceae

Fl/ft

11

Govindphal

Capparis zeylanica

Capparaceae

Fl

12

Passion Flower

Passiflora foetida

Passifloraceae

Fl/ft

13

Elephant Ear Fig

Ficus auriculata

Moraceae

Fl/ft

14

Sandpaper Tree/Khareti

Streblus asper

Moraeae

Fl/ft

15

Khirni/Rayan

Manilkara hexandra

Sapotaceae

 

16

Sita Ashok

Saraca asoca

Caesalpiniaceae

Fl

17

Shisham/Rosewood

Dalbergia latifolia

Papilionaceae

 

18

Asan

Bridelia retusa

Euphorbiaceae

 

19

Toran

Ziziphus rugosa

Rhamnaceae

Fl/ft

20

RaiJamun

Syzygium salicifolium

Myrtaceae

 


 






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