Dear members sending the photograph of one of the threatened medicinal plant of Orissa and Endemic to peninsular India, Cajanus cajanifolius Syn. Atylosia cajanifolia taken from Ranpur
Name of the species: Cajanus cajanifolius Syn. Atylosia cajanifolia
Local name: Jangali harada
Place of collection: Ranpur, Nayagarh, Orissa
Habit: Perenial shrub up to 2m
Habitat and distribution: Wild, Damp forest Hills of southern Orissa: Khurda and Ganjam, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh
Altitude: 200 to 800 m above msl
In Red Data Book of Indian Plants it was included under Vulnerable (VU) category. It is found in hilly areas of parts of East Godavari, Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam districts of Andhra Pradesh, Gajapati, Kalahandi and Nayagarh districts of Orissa and Bastar district of Chhattisgarh.
we tend to call Ushaprabha Page ji Usha mam... she is a botanist, much
senior to me in knowledge of botany, membership in this group and
chronology of age.. even I call her usha mam... everybody does...
you must have seen her series on flora of Australia recently...
so if you call me usha mam... its confusing for one and all...
secondly I am not at that level yet...
Just simple usha would have done, but ...
thirdly... many usha s in this group ...so to help identify myself...
I have chosen to write usha di ...
so if you could please just say usha di
if its not much trouble..
On Nov 9, 10:33 am, prasad dash <prasad.dash2...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Many thanks sir Ji and Usha mam.
> On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 4:51 AM, Ushadi micromini
> email: prasad.dash2...@gmail.com
> ph. 09437444241
Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat