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Kadamba (Sanskrit: कदम्ब)

Rubiaceae (madder, bedstraw, or coffee family) » Neolamarckia cadamba

 

nee-oh-la-MAR-kee-uh -- named for Jean Baptiste de Monet Lamarck, French naturalist

kuh-duhm-bah -- from Sanskrit kadamba, name for this plant

 

commonly known as: burrflower tree, kadam, leichhardt pine • Assamese: kadam, roghu • Bengali: কদম kadam, নীপ nipa • Garo: mi-bol • Hindi: कदम्ब kadamb • Kannada: kadam, kaduavalatige • Malayalam: katampu • Marathi: कदंब kadamb, नीव nhiv • Mizoram: banphar • Oriya: priyakah • Sanskrit: हरिप्रिय haripriya, कदम्ब kadamba • Tamil: கடம்பம் katampam, வெள்ளை கதம்பு vellaikkatampu • Telugu: కదంబకము kadambakamu

 

Origin: South and south-east Asia

  

... fragrant flowers yellow to orange, small, in dense, globose heads, upto 55 mm diameter ... appear like solid, hairy orange balls.

  

References: Flowers of IndiaENVIS - FRLHTWikipedia

Blogged at: Slice of the Day by Vasant M. Salian

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Taken on December 1, 2007