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Nature – Week 1

Junglee Badam (or) Java Olive (or) Pinari

Sterculia Foetida is a Native tree and has quite a bit of Medicinal Qualities. Originally from East Africa & Australia. Its a tall & Straight tree.

Its but famous for the unbearable stench its Fruits / Flowers produce. When you are near the tree in its full blossom, you’ll wonder if you’re near a sewer.

Spotted at Kothari Road, Nungambakkam.

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