Thursday, August 29, 2013

Dwarf Heliotrope

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


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

Tuesday, August 27, 2013


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

Ormocarpum cochinchinense

Saturday, August 24, 2013


Muskmelon (Cucumis melo) Family: Cucurbitaceae 

Commonly seen along the roadside as weed.


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


Seed under leaf  (Phyllanthus virgatus) Native herb.

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Wild poinsettia

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


Madras leaf flower (Phyllanthus maderaspatensis)

Ground cherry

Ground cherry (Physalis minima) Family: SolanaceaePhysalis is the Greek word for bladder.  Ref:

Saturday, August 3, 2013