Thursday, March 31, 2011

Mangroove Apple/Sonneratia caseolaris/කිරළ.. Thursday's Trees Meme # 3

A plant that occurs in wetland habitats, this provides a fruit that makes probably the most delicious juice in the whole world!   I took this photo while canoeing along Bolgoda Lake, more of that expedition on comming Saturday! Learn more about this plant....

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3 comments:

  1. Oh Amita -- I am so excited to meet (virtually) someone from Sri Lanka!!! I scrolled down as far as I could to look at your lovely posts. And I see that egrets and some other birds that we have here in Florida are native for you as well. And we have a lot of mangroves. So I know a little about your climate now.

    You have beautiful photos. And I can see it is great canoing country. What about kayaking? That is something we want to start to do here.

    Thanks for visiting FT-L and I will definitely come back to your beautiful blog!!!!

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  2. Hi texwisgirl, Yes,most plants and animals that are typical of wetland habitats are particularly interesting,mainly because of the adaptations they make to fit in.

    Sallie,Nice to have met you too! I believe Kayaking is available at some places in Sri Lanka too. I've realized Florida is kind of tropical too. I'm glad that you found my blog interesting!See you again soon! :)

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