The Colaba Rain Tree

A Central American Rain Tree offers a fantastic canopy in the very pulsing heart of Mumbai, shading the steps of the Modern Art musuem. Someone has spraypainted an advertisment for "Bean Bags"

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Bodhi Leaf The Colaba Rain Tree

A Central American Rain Tree offers a fantastic canopy in the very pulsing heart of Mumbai, shading the steps of the Modern Art musuem. Someone has spraypainted an advertisment for “Bean Bags”


Map Location:

  • State: Maharashtra
  • Locality: Mumbai: Colaba, at National Gallery of Modern Art, across from Prince of Wales Museum

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Taxon Botany:

    • Common name: Rain Tree: The Central American Rain Tree is planted throughout the tropics as a broadly spreading shade tree.
    • Botanical species: Samanea saman
    • Botanical family : Fabaceae [Pea family]

CompassGeography:

  • Latitude: 18.92602222 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 72.8316 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 12.1 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Shooting Southwards
  • Path : From Mumbai inland to Maharashtra, then south into Andhra and Karnataka and coastal Tamil Nadu
  • Date photographed: 5.01.09

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