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
Habitat: Midst of the Cauvery river
27 July 2011