Thursday, December 13, 2007


Native to the city, Sampige or Champak trees are tall, have dense foliage, and bear highly aromatic yellow or orange flowers. They flower mainly from March to June. This tree or shrub which grows from 3 to 6 meters high and wide having fragrant orange, yellow, or creamy white flowers in the spring and produce an essential oil that is used in perfumes. For this city which have many tall sampige trees and even a street named after it, sampige remains vary important….


Web-OJ Thu Dec 27, 11:29:00 AM GMT+5:30  

I didn't know the Champak had such an Italian sounding name too. Heh! Heh! It smell nice I recollect.