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Viceregal Spruce

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Bodhi Leaf Viceregal Spruce

A Himalayan spruce tree growing in the gardens of the Viceregal Lodge, formerly the summer centre of British rule in India

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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: West Himalayan Spruce: A tall evergreen with spiky needles, it is widespread around 3000m altitude in the West Himalaya
  • Botanical species: Picea smithiana
  • Botanical family : Pinaceae [Pine]


  • Latitude: 31.102898 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 77.140696 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 2146.7 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Venturing Northwest
  • Path : Through Chandigarh up to Shimla, Dharamsala, and down into the Punjab and Haryana
  • Date photographed: 28.09.09


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For the landmarked tree named Viceregal Spruce , the database reference code is: j021.

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