On Aug 31, 12:57 pm, "J.M. Garg" <jmga...@gmail.com> wrote:
> A lovely infloresence. Plant called Kalavati in Bengali, was shot at
> Narenderpur near Kolkata in a garden on 25/8/07.
> For details, click:http://www.rareflora.com/heliconiaros.htmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliconia
> With regards,
> "Enjoy every moment of your life"
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> Inflorescence pendant I IMG_9508.jpg
> Plant with Inflorescence I IMG_9512.jpg
Actually this plant has no local name. Canna indica is known as
Kalabati or Sarbajaya in Bengali. Probably local people call this
plant Kalabati due to similar foliage. A nice photo. The flowers
persist for more than a month.