CADAMBA #1 / (KADAM / KADAMBA / PINCUSHION TREE) / (BOTANY PHOTO OF THE DAY #6)

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    Gigantic tree in bloom by the roadside.
    Neolamarckia cadamba
    Family Rubiaceae
    Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

    Selected as the 'Botany Photo Of The Day' @ Univ. Of British Columbia, Canada.
    www.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/potd/2011/06/neolamarckia-cada...

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    For any possible confusion about the proper nomenclature of this plant, please check the following references;

    Flowers Of India
    www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Kadam.html

    Kew Gardens, England
    www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-133819

    Wikipedia
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neolamarckia_cadamba

    USDA
    plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=NECA7

    ARS-GRIN
    www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?410705
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