Mittwoch, 23. Februar 2011

Nirkadambu (Telugu: ????????)



mitragyna  Nirkadambu Telugu నిరుకడము picture photo bild

Rubiaceae (bedstraw, coffee, or madder family) » Mitragyna parvifolia

commonly known as: kaim, female kadamba, water kadamba • Bengali: gulikadam • Hindi: गुरी guri, कैम kaim, kayim, kaddam kamgi, kaini, kallam • Kannada: hedu, kadaga, kadani, kongu, nayekadambe • Malayalam: vimpu, nirkkatampu, rosu, katampu • Marathi: कळम kalam • Sanskrit: vitanah • Tamil: katampai, நிசுளம் niculam, நீர்க்கடம்பு nirkkatampu, sinnakkatampu • Telugu: జలతుంబురు jalatumburu, నిరుకడము nirkadambu

Origin: India


... flowers are yellow and grow in ball-shaped clusters ... are very fragrant, and remind one of the better known kadam flowers.

...smooth dark green leaves ... rounded in shape, and opposite in growth pattern.


Photographed at BNHS, CEC (Sanjay Gandhi National Park), Mumbai
Bild von dinesh_valke

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