Trees at Sanskriti

 

Chris Mooney-Singh is a visiting research scholar at Monash University in Melbourne Australia. During his residency at Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi he dedicated one of his works to the Trees of Delhi found in and around the Kendra premises.
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Trees found at Sanskriti

 
  Biological Names Common Names
1. Hybrid citrus variety Kinnow mandarin
2. Acacia auriculiformis Earpod accacia
3. Aegle marmelos Indian quince or Golden apple
4. Albizza lebbeck Koko
5. Alstonia scholaris Devil’s tree
6. Annona reticulata Bullocks heart
7. Artabotrys odoratissima Ylang-ylang climber
8. Artocarpus heterophylla Jack fruit
9. Azadirachta indica Margosa
10. Bambusa bambos Giant thorny bamboo
11. Bambusa vulgaris Bamboo (yellow stem)
12. Bambusa vulgaris Golden bamboo
13. Bauhinia tomentosa St. Thomas tree
14. Bauhinia purpurea Purple bauhinia or Butterfly tree
15. Bauhinia variegata var. variegata Mountain ebony or Buddhist bauhinia
16. Bombax ceiba Red silk cotton
No Botanical name Common English name
17. Butea monosperma Flame of the Forest
18. Callistemon viminalis Weeping bottle brush
19. Carica papaya Papaya
20. Carissa congesta Karanda
21. Cassia fistula Indian laburnum
22. Cassia javanica var. javanica Java cassia or Pink lady
23. Casuarina equisetifolia Whistling pine
24. Ceiba pentandra Kapok tree or White silk cotton
25. Ceiba speciosa Mexican silk cotton
26. Citrus sinensis Sweet orange
27. Cordia dichotoma Sebestan Plum
28. Dalbergia sissoo Sissoo
29. Delonix regia Flame tree
30. Dendrocalamus strictus Male bamboo/solid bamboo
31. Drypetes roxburghii Child-life tree
32. Fernandoa adenophyllum Fernandoa
33. Ficus benghalensis Banyan tree
34. Ficus benghalensis var. krishnae Krishna’s butter cup
35. Ficus benjamina Weeping fig
36. Ficus deltoidea Mistletoe fig
37. Ficus drupacea var. pubescens Mysore fig
38. Ficus microcarpa Indian laurel
39. Ficus racemosa Cluster fig
40. Ficus relgiosa Bo tree
41. Ficus virens White fig
42. Grevillea robusta Silky leaf
43. Jacaranda mimoseafolia Jacaranda
44. Kigelia africana Sausage tree
45. Lagerstroemia speciosa Queen’s flower
46. Leucaena leucocephala Leucaena/Lead tree/Wild tamarind
47. Madhuca longifolia var. longifolia Butter-nut tree
48. Mangifera indica Mango
49. Manilkara hexandra Palu
50. Manilkara zapota Sapodilla Plum
51. Melia azedarach Persian lilac
52. Mimusops elengi Indian meddlar
53. Morus alba White mulberry
54. Morus australis Mulberry (fruit long and black)
55. Murraya koenigii Curry leaf tree
56. Neolamarckia cadamba Kadamba
57. Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Tree of sadness
58. Phyllanthus emblica Indian gooseberry
59. Pinus roxburghii Chir pine
60. Plumeria alba Frangipani or Temple tree
61. Plumeria rubra Frangipani or Temple tree
62. Polyalthia longifolia Mast tree
63. Pongamia pinnata Pongam oil tree
64. Prosopis juliflora Mesquite
65. Prunus persica Peach
66. Psidium guajava Guava
67. Pterospermum acerifolium Kanak champa
68. Punica granatum Pomegranate
69. Saraca indica Sita ashok
70. Scleichera oleosa Ceylon oak
71. Spathodea campaniula African tulip tree
72. Syzigium cumini Java plum
73. Tabebuia aurea Yellow/golden trumpet tree
74. Tamarindus indica Tamarind
75. Tectona grandis Teak
76. Terminalia arjuna Arjuna myrobalan
77. Terminalia bellerica Beleric myrobalan
78. Thespesia populnea Portia tree
79. Toona ciliata Red cedar
80. Zizyphus mauritiana Jujube tree

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