Samstag, 16. April 2011

Kaim (Hindi: ???)



mitragyna  Kaim Hindi कैम picture photo bild

Rubiaceae (bedstraw, coffee, or madder family) » Mitragyna parvifolia

commonly known as: kaim, female kadamba, water kadamba • Bengali: gulikadam • Hindi: गुरी guri, कैम kaim, kayim, kaddam kamgi, kaini, kallam • Kannada: hedu, kadaga, kadani, kongu, nayekadambe • Malayalam: vimpu, nirkkatampu, rosu, katampu • Marathi: कळम kalam • Sanskrit: vitanah • Tamil: katampai, நிசுளம் niculam, நீர்க்கடம்பு nirkkatampu, sinnakkatampu • Telugu: జలతుంబురు jalatumburu, నిరుకడము nirkadambu

Origin: India


... Asian species of Mitragyna are often found in rainforests ... reaches heights of 50 feet with a branch spread of over 15 feet. The stem is erect and branching.


Photographed at BNHS, CEC (Sanjay Gandhi National Park), Mumbai
Bild von dinesh_valke

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