Last few ID Requests (1) of North Bengal flower- 26May09 SJ

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Sushmita Jha

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May 26, 2009, 1:25:51 AM5/26/09
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Dear all,
 
here are the last few remaining flowers for ID. This was growing in the garden of a guest house - some sort of cassia?
 
Thank you.
Sushmita  
FLower ID-north bengal, Oct08- 257.jpg

Tabish

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May 26, 2009, 1:46:53 AM5/26/09
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Dear Sushmita,
This is Candle Bush (Senna alata, Syn: Cassia alata)
http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Candle%20Bush.html
famed as a cure for ringworm.
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Sushmita Jha

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May 26, 2009, 3:31:36 AM5/26/09
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Thank you, Mayur and Tabish for the prompt ID - and Tabish for the additional information on its medicinal qualities.
Regards,
sushmita

Devendra Bhardwaj

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May 26, 2009, 10:16:31 AM5/26/09
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 Hello It look like Cassia elata.
--- On Tue, 26/5/09, Sushmita Jha <sushmi...@gmail.com> wrote:

From: Sushmita Jha <sushmi...@gmail.com>
Subject: [indiantreepix:12647] Last few ID Requests (1) of North Bengal flower- 26May09 SJ
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Date: Tuesday, 26 May, 2009, 10:55 AM

Dear all,
 
here are the last few remaining flowers for ID. This was growing in the garden of a guest house - some sort of cassia?
 
Thank you.
Sushmita  


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Shekhar Marathe

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May 27, 2009, 12:29:56 AM5/27/09
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Yes it is Cassia alata. I have seen it growing as an escape on Kalyan-Panvel highway. 
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