India’s Southernmost Tree
The southernmost trees of mainland India are scrubby Casuarina’s behind the Gandhi memoria, and just nearby you can find a rubbish pile of plastic litter
- 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: 8.078567 ° north of the Equator
- Longitude: 77.548685 ° east of the Prime Meridian
- Altitude: 7.8 metres above sea level
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- Around the Corner
- Path : Coastal Kerala to the Southernmost point of India, to the granite hills of Andhra Pradesh
- Date photographed: 1.01.10
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For the landmarked tree named India’s Southernmost Tree , the database reference code is: n006.
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