The Khasi Hills Gateway Rain Tree

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Bodhi Leaf The Khasi Hills Gateway Rain Tree

Amidst the cement mining dust and highway traffic on the outskirts of Guwahati, buses to Meghalaya gather under this large rain tree


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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: 26.120008 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 91.823941 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 73 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Into The Northeast
  • Path : Along the Brahmaputra into Assam, then up into the Meghalaya Hills
  • Date photographed: 1.03.10

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For the landmarked tree named The Khasi Hills Gateway Rain Tree , the database reference code is: q023.


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