Sunday, July 29, 2012

குதிர் (2-வது வகை )

Traditional way of storing food grains like paddy and others .

Thursday, July 12, 2012


A Traditional Food grains storing  Earthen pot (4.5 ft. height).

Traditional storage device for food grains, seeds etc., against insects pest and infestation.Thanks to Mr. M. Mathavan for the beautiful pictures from Madampoor Village of Ramanathapuram Dist.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012


Sandpaper saucer-berry  (Cordia monoica) Family: Boraginaceae.

The species is also used for live fencing, firewood, char coal, handles , wood carving, beehive hooks. The leaves are eaten by camel and goat.

Monday, July 9, 2012


Bombay ebony  Diospyros montana  Family:  EBENACEAE

It is a small deciduous tree found in dry deciduous to evergreen forests  up to 800 m.

Thursday, July 5, 2012


False daisy  (Eclipta prostrata) 

  வெள்ளைக்கரிசலாங்கண்ணி, மற்றும் மஞ்சக்கரிசலாங்கண்ணி இரண்டு வகை.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012


Horse purslane (Trianthema portulacastrum- Family : Aizoaceae) is a common weed
along the road side.

The plant has a potential value as a source of organic matter because it contains considerable amounts of nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus. Ref: