Tu B’Shvat Cannonball

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Bodhi Leaf Tu B’Shvat Cannonball

This tree commemorates the Jewish New Year for Trees, (usually in January or February), and is part of the Fort Cochin Tree Trail.


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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Cannonball Tree or Kailashpati: A relative of the edible Brazil Nut Tree, this South American tree is decorated with ballshaped woody fruit and strikingly curious flowers, resembling the Shiva lingam.
  • Botanical species: Couroupita guianensis
  • Botanical family : Lecythidaceae [Barringtonia]

CompassGeography:

  • Latitude: 9.96783018 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 76.2425893 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 9.7 metres above sea level

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