Rosaceae Week: Wild Rose - Rosa leschenaultiana from Bhagamandala 04Oct11AR04

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raghu ananth

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Oct 4, 2011, 3:39:40 AM10/4/11
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Rosa leschenaultiana
 
/* Kaadu Gulabhi Hoovu (Wild Rose flower)

This wild rose flower endemic to Coorg thrives in the midst of the Cauvery river (Here its a small river: - 15-25 feet wide, 2-4 feet deep, flows merrily throughout the year.). Height of the plant - 5-6 feet, Part of the long stems of the plant ( 3-5 meters length) are found submerged in water.
Number of wild rose plants witnessed along the river (1.5 kms walk) - 3

 

Common name: Nilgiri Cluster-Rose, Nilgiri dog-rose, Evergreen rose • Coorgi Kaadu gulaabi huvu; Coorg Wild rose flower Botanical name: Rosa leschenaultiana Family: Rosaceae (Rose family);
Rosa sempervirens var. leschenaultiana

Bhagamandala, Coorg, Karnataka
Habitat: Midst of the Cauvery river
27 July 2011
Leaf size-6-7cms. Toothed Margin

 

 

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Raghu
Chennai

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Neha Singh

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Oct 4, 2011, 5:31:13 AM10/4/11
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This is interesting ( may b unique too) - rose submerged in water n
blooming !!!

Usually we water rose plant infrequently ,deeply but not daily ( It
encourages strong root growth ).
Thanks for sharing .

Balkar Arya

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Oct 4, 2011, 9:23:07 AM10/4/11
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New plant 
Rose in Water. 
!!!!!Then whole water is Rose water!!!!!!!!
Thanks for Sharing Raghu Ji
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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