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Diu Town Beach Gate Hoka

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Bodhi Leaf Diu Town Beach Gate Hoka

A rare branching African Hoka palm stands guards at one of the gates to the Portuguese Fort of Diu

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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]


  • Latitude: 20.708848 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 70.984588 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 7.3 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 Diu Town Beach Gate Hoka , the database reference code is: r023.

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