A Hoka At Diu Fort

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Bodhi Leaf A Hoka At Diu Fort

On the intricately water-eroded rock shelf near Diu Fort, a branching African Hoka palm grows by the ocean


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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Branching Doum Palm: One of the only palm trees in the world that branches, this tree is found on the west coast of India
  • Botanical species: Hyphaene dichotoma
  • Botanical family : Arecaceae [Palm]

CompassGeography:

  • Latitude: 20.71317 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 70.994896 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 9.1 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • The Western Deserts
  • Path : From Mumbai into western Gujarat-Saurashtra, up to Mount Abu, then into the Rajasthani deserts at Jodhpur and Jaisalmer,
  • Date photographed: 18.03.10

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For the landmarked tree named A Hoka At Diu Fort , the database reference code is: r021.


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