Rosa leschenaultiana from Bhagamandala, Coorg

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raghu ananth

Aug 15, 2011, 3:49:14 AM8/15/11
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/* Kaadu Gulabhi Hoovu (Wild Rose flower)

This wild rose flower endemic to Coorg  thrives in the midst of the Cauvery river  (Here its a small river: - 15-25 feet wide, 2-4 feet deep, flows merrily 
throughout the year.).  Height of the plant - 5-6 feet, Part of the long stems of the plant ( 3-5 meters length) are found  submerged in water. 
Number of wild rose plants witnessed along the river (1.5 kms walk)  - 3
(Pls check my next mail for more details on the plant. As per the group policy its one plant per mail)

Thanks to  Dinesh Valke's  earlier EFI mail on the same species. 

Common name: Nilgiri Cluster-Rose, Nilgiri dog-rose, Evergreen rose • Coorgi Kaadu gulaabi huvu; Coorg Wild rose flower Botanical name: Rosa leschenaultiana Family: Rosaceae (Rose family);
Rosa sempervirens var. leschenaultiana

Bhagamandala, Coorg, Karnataka
Habitat: Midst of the Cauvery river 
27 July 2011
Leaf size-6-7cms. Toothed Margin

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DSC_5969 Habitat2.jpg
DSC_5960 SideView.jpg
DSC_5955 Leaves.jpg
DSC_5963 SubmergedStem.jpg
DSC_5961 LeavesSideView.jpg
DSC_5989 Flower Drying Out.jpg
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Balkar Arya

Aug 15, 2011, 7:16:37 AM8/15/11
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Thanks Raghu Ji for pics with nice details

Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat

Muthu Karthick

Aug 16, 2011, 3:11:26 AM8/16/11
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Raghuji, very nice representation. 
Muthu Karthick, N
Care Earth Trust
#15, second main road,
Thillai ganga nagar,
Chennai - 600 061
Mob: 0091 96268 33911

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