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Contest!

April 27, 2011

Sometimes we overlook the everyday miracles. The first one submitting the correct answer by e-mail (info@dokmaigarden.co.th) will be rewarded a VIP card at Dokmai Garden. The colours are natural. The picture was taken on April 24, 2011. Submit one suggestion before May 1. You can use English, scientific or Thai names.

Eric Danell & Ketsanee Seehamongkol

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  1. April 27, 2011 9:22 AM

    The Answer is : Tectona grandis, leaf underside

    • April 30, 2011 11:36 PM

      Congratulations Ricky! You were the only one to submit the correct answer. Unfortunately you are already a Life Time Member so the reward will do you no good, but you still have the honour. A small correction: it was the leaf’s topside. A young teak leaf does not have enough chlorophyll to mask the carotenoids, hence the initially brownish colour when green and yellow are mixed. This is quite decorative, and although teak has a poor reputation as an ornamental tree, this time of the year it is quite beautiful!

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