Martynia annua from Morni Hills, Haryana

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Nidhan Singh

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Jan 24, 2011, 9:31:34 AM1/24/11
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Dear All,
Here are the pics of Martynia annua (Hath jori) family Martyniaceae
captured from Morni Hills of Haryana Siwaliks.

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Department of Botany
I.B. (PG) College
Panipat-132103 Haryana
Ph.: 09416371227

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 24, 2011, 10:06:40 AM1/24/11
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Nidhan ji
Very good photographs, especially the fruits.


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Aarti S. Khale

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Jan 24, 2011, 10:13:33 AM1/24/11
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Nidhan ji,
Very nice pictures.
I have posted these earlier...taken at Nasik.
Aarti

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tanay bose

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Jan 24, 2011, 11:08:26 AM1/24/11
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nice catch of the fruits
tanay
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Vijayadas D

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Jan 24, 2011, 11:53:02 AM1/24/11
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this can be seen at Kovalam sea shore area,  there only I have this.
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Nidhan Singh

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Jan 24, 2011, 7:15:08 PM1/24/11
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Thanks Dr. Gurcharan Ji, Tanay Ji, Aarti Ji and Vijaya Ji,
Dr. Singh might be knowing why this is called hath-jori. I request you
sir, if you can share something regarding this.

Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 24, 2011, 11:56:13 PM1/24/11
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Nidhan ji

Perhaps these photographs should provide answer





It looks like two hands together. 

Common English names are: devil's claw, iceplant, small-fruit devil's claw, tiger's-claw

There is some interesting information given by Dr. Dilip Banerjee at http://www.indiadivine.org/audarya/vedic-astrology-jyotisha/301368-abhimantrit-hatha-jodi.html

The information about its food value can be found here

http://www.motherearthnews.com/Organic-Gardening/2008-06-01/Grow-Martynias-Recipes.aspx



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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 



Nidhan Singh

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Jan 25, 2011, 2:34:03 AM1/25/11
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Thanks a lot Sir.

Mahadeswara

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Jan 25, 2011, 6:31:42 AM1/25/11
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A common weed in many parts of Chennai and South India.

On Jan 24, 8:06 pm, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Nidhan ji
> Very good photographs, especially the fruits.
>
> --
> Dr. Gurcharan Singh
> Retired  Associate Professor
> SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
> Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
> Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/
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