Palolem’s Last Casuarina
At Palolem in South Goa, a generation of large casuarina trees used to line the beach, but unfortunately only a single one remains
- State: Goa
- Locality: Palolem: By the riverside at the endpoint of Palolem Beach
- Common name: SheOak or Casuarina: A tree familiar throughout Australian and South Pacific coastlines, planted as an ornamental throughout India. Its needle leaves and conelike fruits resemble the pines, but it is actually a flowering plant
- Botanical species: Casuarina equisetifolia
- Botanical family : Casuarinaceae [Casuarina]
- This species is profiled in Krishen’s Trees of Delhi: A Field Guide
- Latitude: 15.01276 ° north of the Equator
- Longitude: 74.01652 ° east of the Prime Meridian
- Altitude: 1.8 metres above sea level
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- 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: 3.12.09
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