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Mumbai University Amherstia

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Bodhi Leaf Mumbai University Amherstia

At the old Fort campus of Mumbai University, one of the most celebrated of all flower plants- the lovely Amherstia- is in good health and thriving.

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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Pride of Burma: The delicate orange flowers of this tree are magnificently pink and graceful, making it a treasure to gardeners
  • Botanical species: Amherstia nobilis
  • Botanical family : Fabaceae [Pea family]


  • Latitude: 18.92958889 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 72.83108333 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 15.1 metres above sea level

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Diplomat International Flowering 

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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: 7.01.09


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For the landmarked tree named Mumbai University Amherstia , the database reference code is: d016.

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