Common name: Wild Guava, Ceylon Oak, Patana Oak • Hindi: कुम्भी Kumbhi • Marathi: कुम्भा Kumbha • Tamil: Aima, Karekku, Puta-tanni-maram. PDF | Careya arborea Roxb. (Lecythidaceae) is a significant medicinal plant known as kumbhi in Ayurveda. Though, most of the plant parts are. Careya arborea is a species of tree in the Lecythidaceae family, native to the Indian Subcontinent, Afghanistan, and Indochina.[3] It is known as Kumbhi in Hindi.

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Cassia fistula started flowering, Bombax cieba almost fading, B. All districts Tamil Nadu: Bark surface flaking in thin strips, fissured, dark grey; crown spreading.

I think I have not seen the red colour that bright in whatever flowers I srborea seen here in Western ghats. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Leaves in Narsapur, Medak districtIndia. The Ordnance Department, when searching for a wood suitable for fuses to be used instead of the English beech, were recommended to try this wood, and did so, pronouncing it in every way suitable for caryea purpose.

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Flowers are yellow or white in colour that become large green berries. Views Read Edit View history. The Baya Weaver bird, Ploceus philippinus utilizes the well developed leaves of Cycas sphaerica for Search in all groups Search within this group. Indian Flora facebook group.

Wild pigs are very fond of the bark, and that it is used by hunters to attract them. Plant species composition on two rock outcrops from the northern Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India Desc: Role of eFI in Sc. Careya arboreaRK – efloraofindia Google Groups. Butterflies were sampled during February and September using pollard walk method to assess the Remember me Forgot password?


Macrofungi in the lateritic scrub jungles of southwestern India Desc: Checklists specific search options Observed during. User Group specific search options Title. Here is Video Link http: Tree for Id- jm1 – indiantreepix Google Groups. A pilot study on macrofungi in scrub jungles with and without fire-impact in lateritic region of Flowers bisexual, greenish-white, mm across, in terminal spikes; peduncle woody; bracts 3, unequal; calyx tube campanulate, glabrous, adnate to ovary and not produced beyond the ovary; lobes 4, ovate, imbricate; petals 4, elliptic-oblong, revolute along margin, cauducous; disc annular; stamens numerous in several rows, slightly connate at base, inserted on the top of calyx; filaments subulate, purple, exserted, inner and outer rows without anthers; ovary inferior, celled, ovules many in each cell; style long, filiform; stigma capitate.

Related observations Show all. Trunk in Narsapur, Medak districtIndia. The tree grows throughout India in forests and grasslands. May also be referred to arborew anatomy.

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An astringent gum exudes from the fruit and stem, and the bark is made into coarse cordage. Flowers got slight fragrance and the tree leafless. Books on Indian Flora.

Foliicolous fungi of Andaman Islands, India Desc: A neat compilation of beautiful trees of india with painted illustrations that can be a good A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon.

ID for this tree pls found in siddarabetta sidda hill 95 km north of bangalore It looks like Terminalia when i take out bark, milk oozes out of it. Yes this one is Careya arborea also known as ” Bandar Laddu “.


Flowers distinct with an unpleasant smell,white or pink. Leaf become red before falling. Careya arboreya in full bloom. Your comments The flower labeled Wild Guava is May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the arborwa mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.

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It is the Kumbhi of Sanskrit writers, and appear to have been so named on account of the hollow on the top of the carsya giving it somewhat the appearance of a water-pot. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat.

Wild pigs are very fond of the bark, and that it is used by hunters to attract them. Flowers are large, white.

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Leaves arranged spirally, often clustered at arhorea apices of twigs, simple, broadly obovate, tapering at base, margin toothed, stipules small, caducous. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Date- Dec 28th Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. For more details, pl.

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