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Saraca asoca

Saraca asoca


The Saraca asoca is a beautifully foliaged, rain-forest tree. This handsome, small, erect tree, has deep green leaves growing in dense clusters. The young leaflets come out in drooping branches, changing colours from grayish white to pinkish, and remain folded. Its flowering season is around February to April. And the tree is presently covered with vibrant orange, slightly fragrant flowers which are borne in roundish inflorescence on the branches and stems. Bright orange-yellow in colour, they turn red before wilting. The Ashoka tree is a medicinal plant. It is both sacred and culturally important in India.


Found among other trees within a campus.

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Machi 3 years ago

Hi FisheyeM! It looks like your map location marker is in the wrong spot. If you click "edit this spotting" under your photos on this page, you can drag and drop your marker to the correct spot on the map and then publish the changes at the bottom of the page.

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Spotted on Feb 18, 2021
Submitted on Feb 23, 2021

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