Lal Zumber or Brownea Coccinea

An exciting activity of watching Lal Zumbar or Brownea Coccinea or Scarlet Flame Bean (Caesalpiniaceae Family) flower clusters in orange red colour.   I had been watching a group of small evergreen trees in Aditi garden, Pune, India.   It looked interesting because of their dwarf structure. It was during…

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Octopus Tree Berries

Octopus tree Berries – These are the favourite berries of many birds and animals! Common Names: Octopus Tree, Queensland Umbrella Tree, Brassaia and amate Botanical name: Schefflera actinophylla    Family: Araliaceae (Aralia family) Native to northern Australia and south-eastern New Guinea More about Octopus Tree:  Tropical evergreen shrub with multiple trunks.…

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Celebrating Life…

I was celebrating life being a part of this wonderful world, where the sun shines and the earth is alive… Where seeds sprout and hence new lives, new hopes and new promises begin… Where flowers bloom, each with its unique beauty, fragrance and life… Where birds sing, each with its…

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