Mazgaon Branching Palm

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Bodhi Leaf Mazgaon Branching Palm

Branching palm species are very rare, and you can see one of India’s only specimens at Mazgaon Hill in Mumbai.


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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Branching Doum Palm: One of the only palm trees in the world that branches, this tree is found on the west coast of India
  • Botanical species: Hyphaene dichotoma
  • Botanical family : Arecaceae [Palm]

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  • Latitude: 18.96700556 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 72.84225 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 29.5 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: 7.01.09

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For the landmarked tree named Mazgaon Branching Palm , the database reference code is: d018.


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