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

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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