March 17th, 2011

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The leaves of spring...

Feels like summer, but some of the trees think it is spring....


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It's lovely to see the coppery sheen on the fresh leaves of the Peepal and the Honge trees, too.

Fresh life means fresh hope; the trees are, truly, turning over a new leaf!
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Some of the trees flowering in Bangalore.....

As you go around the city, don't forget to see the flowers of spring and summer, in all their glory.....here they are:

Albizia saman, the Rain Tree:


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Tabebuia argentea (or Tacoma argentea), the Golden Bell or Trumpet:

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Couroupita guianensis, the Cannonball tree (Nagalinga):

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The flower has a faint and lovely smell:

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Sometimes, just the emerging new leaves look as beautiful as flowers....

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See these leaves of a tree of the Terminalia species!

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