93rd Tree Appreciation Walk at Sagar Upvan, Colaba



93rd Tree Appreciation Walk at Sagar Upvan, Colaba on 29th April at 9.30 am : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- List of the plants of Sagar Upvan (BPT) for 29th April,18.docx

In this Summer time of heat & dust, heart burns & sweat….mercury soaring high, along with the prices of mangoes sky rocketing …….lets escape to Sagar Upavan in Colaba……….ever obliging, pleasing to eyes, garden………the purple flowers of Jarul with orange & yellow flowers of Sita Ashok,  Chukarasia, Kailashpati, Kaushi (Firminia colorata), Yerul (Xylia xylocarpa) all profusely flowering.

And then there is a surprise of surprises…..Kajra (Strchynos Nux Vomica and Mahua flowering side by side………we being we, we decided to add little arsenic and little madhuca to our this month’s tree appreciation walk…. J

We invite you all to join us on 29th April at 7.30 at Sagar Upvan (BPT) garden for our 93rd Tree Appreciation Walks….

The 93rd Tree Appreciation walk is on 29th April,18

Time:  7.30 am

 

Venue:  Sagar Upvan, (Mumbai Port Trust Garden) near BEST Depot, Sassoon Docks, Colaba.

 

Meeting Point:  Ticket Window (Please buy your own tickets Entry Fee Rs 2]

 

Duration of walk: 2 hours

 

Point to remember….

 

1.  Carry plenty of drinking water…..Aam Panna would be appropriate or Nimmbo panni…. J

 

2.  Cap and proper walking shoes

 

3. Some interesting snacks in sufficient quantity to share with us…J

 

List of the plants attached herewith.

 

Looking forward to see you all,

 

Cheers,

 

TAW TEAM


Plant List for 93rd TAW 29th April 2018 at SagarUpvan

 

no

Name

Botanical Name

Family

Origin

1

Tamhan/Jarul

Lagerstroemia speciosa

Lythraceae

India

2

Sita Ashok

Saraca asoka

Caesalpiniaceae

India

3

LakshmanPhal/Soursop

Annona muricata

Annonaceae

Tropical America

4

Black Pearl

Harpullia zanguebarica

Sapindaceae

East Africa

5

Avla/Amla

Phyllanthus emblica

Phyllanthaceae

India

6

Jamba/Boomerang

Xylia xylocarpa

Mimosaceae

India

7

Bilimbi

Averrhoa bilimbi

Oxalidaceae

?Indonesia

8

East Afrcan Yellowwood

Afrocarpus gracilior

Podocarpaceae

East Africa

9

Dau/Button Tree

Anogeissus pendula

Combretaceae

India

10

Umbar/gular

Ficus racemosa

Moraceae

India

11

Nux Vomica/Kuchala

Strychnosnux-vomica

Loganiaceae

India

12

S.I.Mahua

Madhuca longifolia var longifolia

Sapotaceae

India

13

Kaju

Anacardiium occidentale

Anacardiaceae

Brazil

14

Rui

Calotropis gigantea

Apocynaceae

India

15

Sausage Tree

Kigelia africana

Bignoniaceae

Africa

16

Mysore Fig

Ficus mysorensis

Moraceae

India

17

Kaushi

Firmiana malayana

Sterculiaceae

India

18

Lokhandi

Ixora pavetta

Rubiaceae

India

19

Foot Stool Palm

Livistona rotundifolia

Arecaceae

S.E.Asia

20

Branching Palm

Hyphaene dichotoma

Arecaceae

India







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