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News Letter

<!doctype html> *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Solutions are in Nature Dear readers, Today is observed as the International Day for Biodiversity around the theme: “Solutions are in Nature”. We at the M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation have chosen this day to reach out and engage with people like you on a significant scale for finding Solutions from Nature […]

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Myristica beddomei

Botanical name: Myristica beddomei King. Local name: Kattujathi Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests Flowering & fruiting: December to May Distribution: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests Description: Evergreen dioecious tree with a height up to 25 m, the bark is of 10-14 mm thickness with blackish-green color surface, smooth with small exfoliations. Outer bark is of 1-2 […]

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Syzygium cumini

Botanical name: Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels. Local name: Njaval Habitat: Evergreen forests and in the plains Flowering & fruiting: December to April Distribution: Indo-Malesia Description: It is a medium sized tree can reach up to 30 m of height and can live more than 100 years. The bark is white in color with light pink […]

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Vigna vexillata

Botanical name: Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich. Local name: Kattupayar Habitat: Moist deciduous forests Flowering & fruiting: January to April Distribution:  Paleotropics Description: the wild pea is a slender climber but fairly strong twiner, stems usually clothed with spreading silky hairs. The long trailing vines have narrow pointed bean-like leaves. The flowers are pink or […]

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