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Title: Green Page
Authors: Pinto, Melwin
Barathi, N.
Issue Date: Aug-2003
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: The 'Flame of the Forest', Butea monosperma (Lam.) Kuntze syn. Butea frondosa Koen. ex Roxb.(Hindi- Dhak, Palas) is considered to be one of the most beautiful trees of India. When in full bloom the tree sheds all its leaves and the branches are covered with scarlet red flowers giving the tree its name Flame of the Forest. Rare mutants with white and yellow flowers have also been reported.
Page(s): 190-193
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.2(4) [July-August 2003]

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