Friday, September 20, 2013


Diamond Flower (Hedyotis corymbosa) Annual herb found along the river side as well as wasteland
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Melhania incana

Corbichonia decumbens

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Nalta jute (Corchorus olitorius) annual herb native to India.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Queen of the Night

 Hedge cactus (Cereus hildmannianus) blooms at night and last into the early morning hours. This photo was taken around 7 AM by Mr. Rajan.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Roughbark Lignum-vitae

Roughbark Lignum-vitae (Guaiacum officinale)  listed as an endangered species by the IUCN in 1998. It has been overexploited for its valuable wood and medicinal products. International trade of this species is restricted because of its placement in CITES Appendix II REF:

Tuesday, September 3, 2013


காஞ்சொறி  Climbing Nettle (Tragia involucrata) is twinning herb coverd with stinging hairs.

Majestic Heaven Lotus

Majestic Heaven Lotus   (Gustavia augusta )   Family: Lecythidaceae (Brazilnut family)