Holarrhena antidysenterica from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 31, 2010, 11:30:06 PM10/31/10
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Holarrhena antidysenterica from Delhi, photographed from Herbal Garden Delhi.

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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/

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Dinesh Valke

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Oct 31, 2010, 11:59:31 PM10/31/10
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NATIVE :: Apocynaceae (dogbane family) » Holarrhena pubescens


Popular synonym: Holarrhena antidysenterica
Other synonyms: Chonemorpha antidysenterica, Echites antidysenterica, E. antidysentericus, E. pubescens, Holarrhena antidysenterica, H. febrifuga, Nerium antidysentericum


ho-lar-REN-uh -- unsure of pronunciation, refers to its prolific flowering trait
pew-BES-senz or pub-ess-ens -- downy or short haired
an-tee-dis-en-TER-ee-ka -- anti-dysentery, referring to its medicinal properties for treating this intestinal infection


commonly known as: bitter oleander, cavessi bark, common holarrhena, coneru, conessi bark, dysentery rose bay, easter tree, ivory tree, kurchi bark, Tellicherry bark, white angel • Assamese: dhulkari, dudkhuri • Bengali: kurchi, কুটজ kutaja • Gujarati: કડવો ઇન્દ્રજવ kadavo indrajav • Hindi: कडवा इंद्रजव karva indrajau, kurchi, कुटज kutaja • Kannada: koodsaloo, korchie • Kashmiri: अन्दुसुरुन् andusurun • Konkani: कुडॉ kudo • Malayalam: കുടകപ്പാല kutakappaala • Marathi: इंद्रजव indrajav, कुटज kutaja, पांढरा कुडा pandhra kuda • Oriya: kherwa, korwa, kurwa, pitakorwa • Punjabi: keor, kewar • Sanskrit: इंद्रयव indrayava, कुटज kutaja, sakraparyaaya, sakraasana, वत्सक vatsaka • Tamil: கிரிமல்லிகை kirimllikai, குடசப்பாலை kutaca-p-palai, மலைமல்லிகை mlaimllikai • Telugu: గిరిమల్లిక girimallika, కొడిసెపాల kodisepala, కోలముక్కు kolamukku, కొండమల్లె kondamalle, కుటజము kutajamu


Native to: tropical areas of Africa and Asia


Attached views from various locations in and around cities of Mumbai and Thane ... including the urban area as well as forests.
... for more views: http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=91314344%40N00&q=Holarrhenapubescens&m=tags
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tanay bose

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Nov 1, 2010, 12:57:04 AM11/1/10
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Medicinally impotant plant known as "Kurchi" in bengali source of drugs like
more infor from the link below
Tanay

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Tanay Bose
Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
Department of Botany.
University of British Columbia .
3529-6270 University Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
Phone: 778-323-4036 (Mobile)
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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 1, 2010, 4:35:33 AM11/1/10
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Holarrhena is derived from the Greek words holos (whole, entire) and
arrhen (male); all anthers are fertile.
pubescens is as Dinesh sir says.

Type: S.Perottet 323, Pondicherry, India, s.d. (Isoneotype).

Regards
Pankaj

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 9:29 AM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:

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Pankaj Kumar Ph.D. (Orchidaceae)
Research Associate
Greater Kailash Sacred Landscape Project
Department of Habitat Ecology
Wildlife Institute of India
Post Box # 18
Dehradun - 248001, India

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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 1, 2010, 9:16:33 AM11/1/10
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Thanks Dinesh ji for giving latest name


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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

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