It is called Lion's Ear [ Leonotis nepetifolia].
--- On Fri, 11/21/08, garima bhatia <garima...@gmail.com> wrote:
|Leonotis nepetifolia||Lamiaceae||Klip Dagga, Lion's ear||near Kangsabati Dam, Mukutmanipur, Dist- Bankura, (West Bengal) in end of November, 2005. from Galudi, growing on the banks of river Subarnarekha, Dec. 2004; at daulatabad fort- 31/10/08;||Leonotis nepetifolia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia||LEONOTIS LEONURUS. - indiantreepix | Google Groups||Leonotis nepetifolia - Lion's ear (Lamiaceae) - Plants of Hawaii||flower083010b - indiantreepix | Google Groups|
Which flowers are these? Would appreciate ID please. Clicked along the road from Kanakapura to Sangam, near Bangalore.
|Jacaranda mimosifolia (Syn.Jacaranda chelonia and J. ovalifolia)||Bignoniaceae||Blue Jacaranda, Neeli Gulmohar, Black Poui, Green Ebony, Brazilian Rosewood||Flowering (13/2/08) at Mayani near Satara as per Rama ji- It appears to be too early & even in Pune I have seen an occasional Jacaranda (though most are not) in full bloom (13/2/08)- Satish ji. Jacaranda trees are in bloom (13/2/08) in Banglore- Vidya ji. Blooming now (2/3/08) in Bannerghatta National Park near Banglore- Vinaya. Most of the Jacarandas are coming into bloom (23/2/03)- S.Karthikeyan. Presently (3/3/08) Jacaranda is in full bloom in Bangalore- the first bloom I saw was early February in Kadugodi, Bangalore- Chinmayee. Flowering seen in May over the years in Himachal- J.M.Garg. In magnificent bloom in Bangalore- 10/3/08- Ranjini Kamath. In Banglore- 8/3/08- Raghu ji. Flowering in Delhi in the last week of March'08- Rita ji. Flowering observed in Pune- April first fortnight- Satish ji.||Trees of Delhi- flowers with the new leaves, early April to mid May: occasional short flushes in the rains. Beautiful Trees & Shrubs of Calcutta- flowering occurs from late spring to early summer (April-May).||Blue Jacaranda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia||Blooming Period of Jacaranda - indiantreepix | Google Groups||Jacaranda blooms - indiantreepix | Google Groups||Flowering trees in delhi--jacaranda - indiantreepix | Google Groups|
This is a Jacaranda species, most likely J. mimosifolia.
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--- On Mon, 11/24/08, Sangeeta Das <ifee...@gmail.com> wrote: