Aga Khan Delonix

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Bodhi Leaf Aga Khan Delonix

At Aga Khan, where Gandhi was imprisoned by the British, a towering Golmohur tree stands above the entranceway to the mansion.


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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Golmuhar: A very common ornamental tree, brought to India in 1840, which is threatened in its native Madagascar. Its beautiful red flowers and sword-like fruit pods are instantly recognizable.
  • Botanical species: Delonix regia
  • Botanical family : Fabaceae [Pea family]
  • This species is profiled in Krishen’s Trees of Delhi: A Field Guide

CompassGeography:

  • Latitude: 18.55290833 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 73.90134444 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 564.2 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: 16.01.09

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For the landmarked tree named Aga Khan Delonix , the database reference code is: d027.


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