Cobra’s Hood Flag

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Bodhi Leaf Cobra’s Hood Flag

In the basalt peaks above Mumbai, the precipitous Cobra’s Hood is crowned by a single tree


Map Location:

  • State: Maharashtra
  • Locality: Khandala: Above Khandala, near Lonavla, on the summit of the Nagphani/ Cobra’s Hood/ Duke’s Nose peak

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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Sindhuvara or Nirgundi: This tree from subtropical Asia is planted around the world for its medicinal values
  • Botanical species: Vitex negundo
  • Botanical family : Lamiaceae [Mint]

CompassGeography:

  • Latitude: 18.74158761 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 73.35854987 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 599.4 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: 10.01.09

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