Thursday, August 29, 2013

Dwarf Heliotrope

Dwarf Heliotrope (Heliotropium supinum) Annual herb, weed on heavy soil after rain.


உலக்கைப்பாலை


 Milky tree(Manilkara hexandra) Family:Sapotaceae ,Bark and fruits are used
herbal medicines. 




Tuesday, August 27, 2013

எலும்பொட்டி

 Ormocarpum cochinchinense has been traditionally used for curing bone fracture in the villages of Tamil Nadu


Ormocarpum cochinchinense

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Muskmelon





Muskmelon (Cucumis melo) Family: Cucurbitaceae 

Commonly seen along the roadside as weed.

எலுமிச்சைப்புல்

Palmrose oil


Friday, August 23, 2013

Twoleaf nightshade

Twoleaf nightshade has shiny unequal paired leaves.

Twoleaf nightshade.(Solanum diphyllum).Solanaceae (Potato family)

Monday, August 5, 2013

Antidesma acidum Tree- Deciduous forest.The leaves and fruits taste sour


அருநெல்லி

Seed under leaf  (Phyllanthus virgatus) Native herb.
 


Sunday, August 4, 2013

Wild poinsettia


Wild  Poinsettia (Euphorbia heterophylla) Naturalized weed along the road side.



நிலநெல்லி

Madras leaf flower (Phyllanthus maderaspatensis)



Ground cherry

Ground cherry (Physalis minima) Family: SolanaceaePhysalis is the Greek word for bladder.  Ref:http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Ground%20Cherry.html




Saturday, August 3, 2013