Crotalaria sp. of Leguminosae family. In Malayalam (in Tamil as well,
I guess) it is called Kilukkachedy. The dry fruit while shaking makes
nice sound (we use to play around when I was a child). The flowers are
not visible hence I may not be able to confirm the id.
You may please visit http://www.dpreview.com
and go for a through
research before making a decision. (I did the same for more than 16
months to know the trend, performance and picture clarity). I
personally suggest you to go for Panasonic Lumix series compact
camera. Panasonic is great with clarity resolution and all, when you
need to take macro pictures.
Even point and shoot Panasonic cameras are doing fantastic job.
You may please consult Dr Dinesh Valke who uses a Panasonic DMC-G1
). This camera
is little expensive than that of your budget, I gues (about 40k). But
if you can get the same from the USA you can save around 6-10k, I am
Please visit http://www.dpreview.com/products/panasonic/cameras