Saturday, April 20, 2013

அஞ்சனை , காசை

Ironwood Tree  (Memecylon umbellatum)  Family: Melastomataceae (Photos By A. Rajan).

This tree is not only beautiful, but also useful. It provides hard timber used for building houses and boats. A yellow dye can be extracted from the leaves and the bark is used to treat bruises. Ref:

Wildlife Art at PBRC

Some of the stone carving at the Pitchandikulam Bio Resource Center (PBRC), Auroville, Pondichery

Sunday, April 7, 2013


 Banyan Tree at the Adyar Theosophical Society- Adyar Banyan Tree or the Adayar Bodhi Tree, believed to be around 450 years old, is located on the campus of Theosophical Society at Adyar in Chennai.


Baobab (Adansonia digitata)