On Jun 14, 4:39 pm, kiran srivastava <srivastava...@gmail.com
> For those who are interested, the Arctiid moth depicted in photos is *Utetheisa
> sps. *This species inhabit open grassy areas....
> Kiran Srivastava
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> From: Prashant awale <pkaw...@gmail.com
> Date: Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 1:29 PM
> Subject: [efloraofindia:38306] Heliotropium indicum from CBD Belapur Hills
> To: indiantreepix <indian...@googlegroups.com
> Dear Friends,
> Yesterday i spent almost a hour with this plant at CBD Belapur hills, Navi
> Mumbai. Do have a look at enclosed snaps.
> Bot. name: *Heliotropium indicum
> *Family: Boraginaceae
> Common name: Indian turnsole, Hatishura
> Date/Time: 12-06-2010/10:20AM
> Location: CBD Belapur Hills, Navi Mumbai
> Habitat: Wild
> Plant Habit: Herb.
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Heliotropium indicum L is common is wastelands and in paddy fields
Flowers: Throughout the year.
Kannada - ಚೆಳುಬಾಲದಗಿಡ, ಚೆಳುಮಣಿಗಿಡ.
संस्कृत - Hastishundi, shrihastini.
Medicinal properties :
Plant used for kidney diseases, eye diseases and has laxative
Dr K Brijesh