Malvaceae week :: Helicteres isora

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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 8, 2011, 6:26:00 AM9/8/11
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Helicteres isora L.
  • hel-ik-TER-es -- from the Greek word heliktos (twisted, spiral, rolled) or helisso (to wind or turn); referring to the twisted fruits or carpels of some of the Helicteres species
    is-OR-uh -- most probably, named after Iswara, Malabar deity

Helicteres isora
Aug 11, 2007 at Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary


commonly known as: East Indian screw tree, nut-leaved screw tree • Bengali: antamora • Hindi: मरोड़ फली maror phali • Kannada: yedamuri • Malayalam: isora-murri, valampiri • Marathi: अटी ati, धामणी dhamani, केवण kewan, मुरडशेंग muradsheng • Oriya: murmuria • Sanskrit: अवर्तनि avartani, मृग शृङ्ग mrigashringa • Sindhi: vurkatee • Tamil: வலம்புரி valampuri • Telugu: నులితడ nulitada • Urdu: مروڙ پهلي maror phali

Native to: s China, Indian subcontinent, Indo-China, Malesia, n Australia; cultivated elsewhere




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Dinesh

Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 8, 2011, 6:43:32 AM9/8/11
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Another nice one Dinesh ji


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Balkar Arya

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Sep 8, 2011, 10:33:18 AM9/8/11
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Thanks Satish Ji Great Catch
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