Sunday, July 19, 2009

Tree : Polyathea

Polyathea  longifolia

Polyathea  longifolia

Polyathea  longifolia, height :7m

Common names :
Asopalav (Gujarati), false ashoka, green champa, Indian mast tree, Indian fir tree, glodogan tiang (Indonesian).Nettilinkam (Tamil).

Polyalthia longifolia is a lofty evergreen tree, native to India, commonly planted due to its effectiveness in alleviating noise pollution. It exhibits symmetrical pyramidal growth with willowy weeping pendulous branches and long narrow lanceolate leaves with undulate margins. The tree is known to grow over 30 ft in height.

 Polyathea tree. (height 2,5 m)