Some of the flowering trees in our city now….

 

 

As you go around the city, don’t forget to see the flowers of spring and summer, in all their glory…..here they are:

Tabebuia argentea (or Tacoma argentea), the Golden Bell or Trumpet:

tabebuia argentea

Couroupita guianensis, the Cannonball tree (Nagalinga):

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The flower has a faint and lovely smell:

Cannonball(Couroupita guianensis)

Milletia ovalifolia, Moulmein Rosewood:

Milletia ovalifolia (Moulmein Rosewood)

Grevillea robusta, Silver Oak:

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Ceiba pentandra, a variety of Silk-Cotton:

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In this tree,the silk-cotton has burst through the pods:

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Tabebuia rosea, the Pink Poui:

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Erythrina indica, the Indian Coral Tree:

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Jacaranda mimosaefolia, the Jacaranda:

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Firmiana colorata, Coloured Sterculia (this is not a very common tree though)

Firmiana colourata (Coloured sterculea)

Plumeria species, Frangipani:

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, Colville’s Glory:

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Spathodea campanulata, the African Tulip:

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Check out my Nature Guru (S.Karthikeyan)’s list

here

and

Mark the majesty of the trees, which absorb carbon dioxide, and release oxygen into the air….

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Enjoy the serial flowering (flowering of different trees all through the year) that was made possible by the botanist,

Gustav Krumbiegel

Sometimes, just the emerging new leaves look as beautiful as flowers….

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See these leaves of a tree of the Terminalia species!

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Deepa Mohan
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