The fruit of the Mahogany Tree

It’s now the time of the year, when the Mahogany trees in the city put out their lovely "chocolate ice-cream" fruit-pods…. here’s what they look like:

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If you find these pods upon the ground, pick them up and see the beautiful red striations inside!

I wish the BBMP would start planting the saplings of such life-sustaining, shade-giving, and long-lived trees once again in our city….

 

Deepa Mohan
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Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.

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