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Dinesh Valke

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May 28, 2010, 2:13:33 PM5/28/10
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Fabaceae (pea, or legume family) » Indigofera astragalina (syn. Indigofera hirsuta)
... also placed in Papilionaceae


in-dee-GO-fer-uh -- bearing indigo
¿ ass-TRA-gah-lin-uh ? -- help please, in knowing the meaning

commonly known as
: hairy indigo, silky indigo • Marathi: फूलझडी phuljhadi, रानमेथी raanmethi

Native to: tropical & s Africa, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar; naturalized in W Indies


References:
 • Flowers of India ... http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Silky%20Indigo.html
 • eFlora ... http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=5&taxon_id=242443913
 • NPGS / GRIN ... http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?419205


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Views attached from:
... banks of Kundalika river near Kolad

For more views: http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=Indigoferaastragalina&w=91314344%40N00&m=tags



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Balkar Arya

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May 28, 2010, 2:52:05 PM5/28/10
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So many Superb pix Dinesh Ji today

Thanks for sharing

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tanay bose

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May 28, 2010, 11:44:17 PM5/28/10
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Great catch Dinesh Ji, Lovely close ups!!!!!!!!
Tanay





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tanay bose

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May 28, 2010, 11:59:55 PM5/28/10
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Dear Dinesh Ji,
I think the word " Astragalina" comes from the word " Astragalus" a Latin word which means ankle bone in human.
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Tanay

Dinesh Valke

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May 29, 2010, 3:53:26 PM5/29/10
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... many thanks, Tanay for the etymology of astragalina ... will check it up.
Regards.

tanay bose

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May 29, 2010, 11:36:04 PM5/29/10
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Welcome Dinesh Ji
Tanay

Satish Phadke

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May 31, 2010, 3:20:39 AM5/31/10
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What is the relation of 'ankle bone' and this plant to call it astragalina?
Dr Phadke

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tanay bose

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May 31, 2010, 8:22:48 AM5/31/10
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Dear Satish Ji,
Astragalina comes from the comes from a Greek word Astragalus which means ankle bone.
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Tanay
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