Malvaceae week :: Hibiscus sabdariffa

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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 5, 2011, 3:01:35 PM9/5/11
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Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
  • Hye-bisk-us -- rose-mallow
  • sab-duh-RIF-fuh -- from the West Indian vernacular name for Hibiscus sabdariffa

Lal Ambari (Hindi: लाल अम्बाड़ी)
Nov 20, 2010 at a small farm in Yeoor Hills (part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park)


commonly known as: Jamaica sorrel, Java jute, Pusa hemp, red sorrel, roselle, Thai jute • Assamese: টেঙা-মৰা tengamora • Bengali: lal mista • Gujarati: ખાટી ભીંડી khati bhindi, લાલ અંબાડી lal ambadi • Hindi: लाल अम्बाड़ी lal ambari, पटवा patwa • Kannada: ಪುಳಚಾರಕೆ ಪುಂಡಿ pulachaaraki pumdi, ಪುಂಡಿಬೀಜ pumdibija • Malayalam: puli-cheera • Manipuri: সিলো সৌগৰী silo-sougree • Marathi: लाल अंबाडी lal ambadi, तांबडी अंबाडी tambadi ambadi • Mizo: lekhar-anthur • Sanskrit: अम्बष्ठिका ambasthika • Tamil: செம்புளிச்சை cem-puliccai • Telugu: ఎర్ర గోంగూర erra gongura

Distribution: widely cultivated


  • Lal Ambadi (Marathi: लाल अंबाडी) ... Nov 20, 2010 at a small farm in Yeoor Hills (part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park)
  • Lal Ambadi (Gujarati: લાલ અંબાડી) ... Nov 20, 2010 at a small farm in Yeoor Hills (part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park)


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Dinesh

Na Bha

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Sep 5, 2011, 5:07:44 PM9/5/11
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Thanks Dinesh ji, beautiful fotos as usual, watching them is a treat to
the eyes.

The last Foto Lal Ambadi, does it have green flowers?
Thanks again for sharing.
Regards
Nalini

Balkar Arya

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Sep 5, 2011, 9:01:20 PM9/5/11
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Yes Nalini Ji. Eyes are becoming more thirsty to see pics from Dinesh Ji
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Regards

Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
09416262964

Dinesh Valke

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Sep 5, 2011, 11:33:20 PM9/5/11
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The last photo shows flower buds in green ... which will turn to crimson-red in a day or two -- later would bloom in that colour.
Have yet not got chance to see a flower in bloom.

Many thanks for the appreciation, Nalini ji and Balkar ji.

Regards.
Dinesh




On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 2:37 AM, Na Bha <nabha-...@gmx.de> wrote:

Ushadi micromini

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Sep 6, 2011, 2:16:12 AM9/6/11
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I do, will upload today if I can ...

Usha di
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On Sep 6, 8:33 am, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The last photo shows flower buds in green ... which will turn to crimson-red
> in a day or two -- later would bloom in that colour.
> Have yet not got chance to see a flower in bloom.
>
> Many thanks for the appreciation, Nalini ji and Balkar ji.
>
> Regards.
> Dinesh
>
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