Flower for ID from Sikkim SK004

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satyendra tiwari

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Nov 15, 2009, 10:43:20 AM11/15/09
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dEAR All,
This flower I photographed in Gangtok Zoo, Last Year.
May I request for help in ID please.
Regards.
Satyendra

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Tabish

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Nov 15, 2009, 11:02:10 AM11/15/09
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Before big boss Pankaj Kumar arrives on the scene, let me identify it
as Arundina graminifolia :-)
- Tabish

On Nov 15, 8:43 pm, satyendra tiwari <kaysat...@gmail.com> wrote:
> dEAR All,
> This flower I photographed in Gangtok Zoo, Last Year.
> May I request for help in ID please.
> Regards.
> Satyendra
>
> --
> Satyendra K.Tiwari.
> Wildlife Photographer, Naturalist, Tour Leader
> H.NO 139, P.O.Tala, Distt Umariya.
> M.P. India 484-661
> To know more about Bandhavgarh visit following links.http://www.flickr.com/photos/satyendraphotographyhttp://tigerdiaries.blogspot.comwww.kaysat.com
> SKAY'S CAMP is awarded QUALITY rating by Tour Operator For Tigers (TOFT).http://www.toftigers.org/accommodation/Default.aspx?id=15
> Review Skay's Camp on TripAdvisor
> 00-91-7627-265309 or 09425331209
>
>  Flower from Sikkim for ID SK004_DSC7560 copy.jpg
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Dr. Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 15, 2009, 12:05:13 PM11/15/09
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Here is the reply from UNEMPLOYED PLANT EXPLORER, that's me...
Arundina graminifolia !!

Dr. Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 15, 2009, 7:50:03 PM11/15/09
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"Gramen" is a latin word for "grass"; "gramineus" means 'grass like'
and so "graminifolia" means 'grass like leaf'.
Pankaj



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Dear Pankaj ji and Tabish ji,
Thanks for ID. I was checking its latin name Graminifolia. What is the
gramini stands for?
Regards.
Satyendra
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