Wildflower: Candle Cassia

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Ratna Ghosh

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Sep 29, 2010, 12:55:08 PM9/29/10
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Scientific Name:  Cassia alata
Common name (Beng.):  Dadmari, Dadmardan
                       (Eng):  Candle Cassia
Family:  Caesalpiniaceae
Flowering:  August-March

Location:  Santiniketan, West Bengal
Date:  August,2010

A large shrub having long leaves each with 8-12 pairs of leaflets, oblong,obtuse,minutely mucronate.

Ratna Ghosh



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mani nair

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Sep 29, 2010, 1:18:37 PM9/29/10
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Ratna ji, beautiful flowers.  The flowers attract butterflies.

Regards,

Mani.

Smita Raskar

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Sep 29, 2010, 1:42:37 PM9/29/10
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Its so beautiful..
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Smita raskar
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