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The Dragon of Lawley Institute

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Bodhi Leaf The Dragon of Lawley Institute

An exclusive British-style club, now an exclusive India club, where the rules of snooker billiards were first recorded, has a lone dragon tree in its front lawns

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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Canary Islands Dragon Tree: A native of the Canary Islands west of Africa, planted widely as an ornamental and reputed to reach 6000 years in age.
  • Botanical species: Dracaena draco
  • Botanical family : Ruscaceae [Dragon Tree]


  • Latitude: 11.414386 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 76.709218 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 2215.3 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • A West Coast Jungle Triangle
  • Path : From Bangalore to the Western Ghats at Bandipur and Ooty, and Agumbe Rainforest, and then down the coast from Udupi to Calicut and back to Bangalore via Nilambur
  • Date photographed: 2.11.09


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