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raghu ananth

Aug 15, 2011, 1:44:00 AM8/15/11
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Happy Independence Day to everybody!!!!

/* 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 
through out the year.).  Height of the plant - 5-6 feet, Part of the long stems of the plant ( 3-5 meters lenght) were found  submerged in the 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
Habitat: Midst of the Cauvery river 
27 July 2011


DSC_5990 Rosa sempervirens-Bhagamandal.jpg

J.M. Garg

Aug 15, 2011, 1:47:02 AM8/15/11
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Same to you, raghu ji.
Wonderful shot!!!

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Tanay Bose

Aug 15, 2011, 2:39:46 AM8/15/11
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Happy Independence to you Raghu Ji
Indeed a wonderful shot.
Tanay Bose
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