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Desi Badam (Hindi: देसी बादाम)

Combretaceae (rangoon creeper family) » Terminalia catappa

 

commonly known as: atafa, Barbados almond, bastard almond, Bengal almond, country almond, demarara almond, false kamani, Fijian almond, Indian almond, Java almond, Malabar almond, Malay almond, myrobalan, sea almond, Singapore almond, story tree, tavola nut, tropical almond, umbrella tree, West Indian almond, white bombway, wild almond

Bengali: badam • Hindi: बादाम badam, देसी बादाम desi-badam, जंगली बादाम jangli-badam • Kannada: taree • Marathi: बादाम badam, बंगाली बादाम bengali badam • Sanskrit: बाताम batam, ingudi, tailaphala • Tamil: இங்குதி inguti, nattu-vadam, saraparuppu, vatha-kottai • Telugu: బాదము badamu

 

Origin: India

 

 

... this tree has a characteristic pagoda shape because it sends out a single stem from the top centre. When the single stem reaches a good height, it sends out several horizontal branches.

 

It can get very large reaching 30m in ideal conditions.

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Taken on July 15, 2007