Flora Picture of the year 2011Muthu Karthick

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Muthu Karthick

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Feb 4, 2011, 5:24:24 AM2/4/11
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Dear all,
I submit this picture for 'Flora Picture of the Year-2011' as Gargji initiated. This notorious weed always gives gorgeous poses for camera; I love the medley of colour in this flower.
Name: Lantana camara L. var. aculeata (L.) Mold.
Family: Verbenaceae
Location: Bear Shola, Kodaikanal, Southern Western ghats
Date: 07 Nov 2010

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Muthu Karthick, N
Care Earth Trust
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Chennai - 600 061
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Lantana camara.jpg

Anand Kumar Bhatt

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Feb 13, 2011, 9:49:51 AM2/13/11
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Add this to the flower info:
lantana is a weed, which can overpower native vegetation easily. It spreads quickly and destroys whatever comes in its way. And to think that it came to India only during WWII. Its seeds are poisonous to birds and humans when raw.
ak
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lavekar

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Feb 14, 2011, 3:30:57 AM2/14/11
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Dear all,

Lantana camara is having about 600 varities, it has medicinal value as
antimicrobial, antiseptic but it is toxic also mainly hepato toxic.

G.S.Lavekar,
Retired D.G., CCRAS
Presently, Sr.Consultant
NMPB-AYUSH GOI

On Feb 4, 3:24 pm, Muthu Karthick <nmk....@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I submit this picture for 'Flora Picture of the Year-2011' as Gargji
> initiated. This notorious weed always gives gorgeous poses for camera; I
> love the medley of colour in this flower.
> Name: *Lantana camara* L. var. *aculeata* (L.) Mold.
> Family: Verbenaceae
> Location: Bear Shola, Kodaikanal, Southern Western ghats
> Date: 07 Nov 2010
>
> --
> Muthu Karthick, N
> Care Earth Trust
> #15, second main road,
> Thillai ganga nagar,
> Chennai - 600 061
> Mob: 09626833911www.careearthtrust.org
>
>  Lantana camara.jpg
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