Strelitzia reginae / Bird of paradise from Pune

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Neha Singh

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Oct 1, 2011, 1:30:43 PM10/1/11
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Dear all,
           I photographed this beautiful flower- Strelitzia reginae today.


Location- Pu La Deshpande Garden, Pune ( Sinhagad road)
Date- 1 st Oct 11.

Regards
Neha Singh

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Madhuri Raut

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Oct 1, 2011, 1:34:32 PM10/1/11
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Really nice.Is it the Bird of Paradise
Regards
Bhagyashri

Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 1, 2011, 9:57:30 PM10/1/11
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Yes Neha ji
Good photographs


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Balkar Arya

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Oct 1, 2011, 10:28:06 PM10/1/11
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Very Nice Neha Ji adding some of my pis also
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
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Neha Singh

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Oct 2, 2011, 3:42:59 AM10/2/11
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Thanks dear Madhuri ji, Gurcharan sir and Balkar sir.

Really, the sheath from which the flower emerges -spathe ( placed perpendicular to the stem )  gives it the appearance of a bird's head and beak.

Regards
Neha
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