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The Wild Almond

   
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Noticeable Features

  1. A tall straight tree confusable with Kapok or Red Silk Cotton when in full foliage
  2. Large boat-shaped bright scarlet fruit crowding a leafless tree in winter
  3. Deep green palmate leaves
Fact File
Distribution in India (wild) Monsoon forests of south India
Type Tall deciduous tree
Peak flowering season Spring
Flower Crimson-brown; no petals but the calices look like petals; flowers in long clusters
Fruit Boat shaped nuts in clusters; green turning bright scarlet; dehiscing when dark brownish to expose black seeds
Leaves Palmate with 5-9 short stalked leaflets
Bark Grey; smooth and spotted with brown; faintly ridged
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