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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Givotia rottleriformis

 A moderate sized  deciduous tree found in the deciduous forests of South India and Maharashtra and also in Sri Lanka. thsi species has palmately lobed leaves and is belonging to the family euphorbiaceae. its unique white coloured wood is used to carve toys and lacquered articles. Famous KONDAPALLI TOYS of Andhra Pradesh is made exclusively from its wood . The seed of the tree yields oil. this picture has been taken from Kondapalli village , of Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh. 

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