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Atlas’s Cedar at Ooty

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Bodhi Leaf Atlas’s Cedar at Ooty

A large Cedar tree at Ooty is from the North African Atlas Mountains, named for the mythological Greek Titan bearing the weight of the world

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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Atlas Cedar: An attractive true cedar tree from the Atlas mountains of Northern Africa, sometimes growing with icy-blue foliage
  • Botanical species: Cedrus atlantica
  • Botanical family : Pinaceae [Pine]


  • Latitude: 11.418032 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 76.711387 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 2235 metres above sea level

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Diplomat International NonFlowering 

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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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For the landmarked tree named Atlas’s Cedar at Ooty , the database reference code is: k009.

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