Bom Jesus Rain Trees

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Bodhi Leaf Bom Jesus Rain Trees

At the Bom Jesus Basilica in Old Goa, two giant Rain Trees rival the huge Portuguese cathedral for sheer size.


Map Location:

  • State: Goa
  • Locality: Old Goa: At the Bom Jesus Basilica in Old Goa

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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Rain Tree: The Central American Rain Tree is planted throughout the tropics as a broadly spreading shade tree.
  • Botanical species: Samanea saman
  • Botanical family : Fabaceae [Pea family]

CompassGeography:

  • Latitude: 15.501421 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 73.911236 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 19.5 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • West Coast Walkabout
  • Path : From Goa southwards down the Karnataka coast, to the mountain jungles of Wayanad, then across Pallakad Gap, up into Coimbatore and Murayur
  • Date photographed: 2.12.09

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