Acanthaceae Week: Behold the candle bush flower ... from Kukke

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raghu ananth

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Jun 7, 2011, 2:22:17 AM6/7/11
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Behold the candle flower ...

Native flowering plant : Candle bush, Senna alata,  Family Caesalpiniacea  (Gulmohar family)

Symmetric leaves fold together at night  ... http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Candle%20Bush.html


Place: Kukke, Dakshina Kannada district.
Habitat: Kumaradhara river bank, Western Ghats
Date: 8 Nov 2010 
Native Shrub Perennial
Height 8-10feet
Leaves opposite, 

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Raghu


DSC_9679 Flowers of Candle bush Senna alata Caesalpiniacea e (Gulmohar family) Native Shrub Perennial Kukke.jpg
DSC_9679 CandleBush.jpg
DSC_9676 Candle BushLeaf.jpg

raghu ananth

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Jun 7, 2011, 2:26:51 AM6/7/11
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The flower belongs to Caesalpiniacea not Acanthaceae.

Due appologies ..

Regards
Raghu



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Mahadeswara

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Jun 8, 2011, 9:17:52 AM6/8/11
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This is a common garden plant. Some times grows as garden escape, in
wild. The leaves possess curative properties for burns.

On Jun 7, 11:22 am, raghu ananth <raghu_...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Behold the candle flower ...
>
> Native flowering plant : Candle bush, Senna alata,  Family Caesalpiniacea
>  (Gulmohar family)
>
> Symmetric leaves fold together at night
>  ...http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Candle%20Bush.html
>
> Place: Kukke, Dakshina Kannada district.
> Habitat: Kumaradhara river bank, Western Ghats
> Date: 8 Nov 2010
> Native Shrub Perennial
> Height 8-10feet
> Leaves opposite,
>
> Regards
> Raghu
>
>  DSC_9679 Flowers of Candle bush Senna alata Caesalpiniacea e (Gulmohar family) Native Shrub Perennial Kukke.jpg
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>  DSC_9679 CandleBush.jpg
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>  DSC_9676 Candle BushLeaf.jpg
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Bapu Gosavi

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Jun 18, 2011, 2:46:53 PM6/18/11
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Hi friends
 
it is
Cassia alata belongs to Caesalpiniacea

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