... forest spider-lily at Yeoor Hills

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Dinesh Valke

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22-May-2011, 11:20:54 am22/05/11
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... today sighted at Yeoor Hills, the popularly known forest spider-lilies springing up, indicating pre-monsoon showers.
Pancratium triflorum, an endemic herb of Western Ghats ... locally known as pankusum (Marathi: पानकुसुम)

Pancratium triflorum

Pancratium triflorum Pancratium triflorum

 

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Dinesh

Prashant awale

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22-May-2011, 12:14:02 pm22/05/11
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Wow, nice one.
regards
Prashant

Satish Phadke

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23-May-2011, 10:18:01 am23/05/11
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Oh so early....... Great!! We can count the days it takes for monsoon from its blooming time.
Though it may not be related, Pre-monsoon showers might be the only stimulus for the blooms(?)
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