Re: [efloraofindia:62010] Garden herb from Ooty for ID 030211MK3 Escholtzia californica, Californian Poppy "Kalifornischer Mohn" from Ritterhude

8 views
Skip to first unread message

Na Bha

unread,
Feb 3, 2011, 6:38:45 AM2/3/11
to Muthu Karthick, indiantreepix
Here some from my garden in Ritterhude taken on 6.9.2010
The colors vary from white till dark yellow.
Regards
Nalini
 
 
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:15 AM
Subject: [efloraofindia:62010] Garden herb from Ooty for ID 030211MK3

Dear all,
Please help to id this herb found in a private garden at Ooty town, Nilgiris.

Date/Time- 

24-01-2011 / 11:20 AM    

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca.2200asl; Ooty, TN             

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

garden, planted

Plant Habit-

herb

Height/Length- 

ca. 0.5 M

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

10 x 5 cm; dissected

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

axillary

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

yellow; c 5cm across

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 


Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 


--
Muthu Karthick, N
Care Earth Trust
#15, second main road,
Thillai ganga nagar,
Chennai - 600 061
Mob: 09626833911
www.careearthtrust.org

100_8649.JPG
100_8647.JPG
100_8648.JPG

Pankaj Kumar

unread,
Feb 3, 2011, 6:39:24 AM2/3/11
to Na Bha, Muthu Karthick, indiantreepix
Yes, this is supposed to be highly medicinal.
Thanks a lot for sharing.
Pankaj
--
***********************************************
"TAXONOMISTS GETTING EXTINCT AND SPECIES DATA DEFICIENT !!"


Pankaj Kumar Ph.D. (Orchidaceae)
Research Associate
Greater Kailash Sacred Landscape Project
Department of Habitat Ecology
Wildlife Institute of India
Post Box # 18
Dehradun - 248001, India

Gurcharan Singh

unread,
Feb 3, 2011, 9:38:11 AM2/3/11
to Pankaj Kumar, Na Bha, Muthu Karthick, indiantreepix
Yes Nabha ji
Common garden plant in Spring


-- 
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/ 
x

Gurcharan Singh

unread,
Feb 3, 2011, 9:45:25 AM2/3/11
to Pankaj Kumar, Na Bha, Muthu Karthick, indiantreepix
The two plant whose spellings are often confused:
This is Eschscholzia from family Papaveraceae (note sch twice and no t before z
The other is Elscholtzia from Lamiaceae (l before sch, sch only once and t before z


-- 
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/ 

Na Bha

unread,
Feb 3, 2011, 4:38:00 PM2/3/11
to Gurcharan Singh, Pankaj Kumar, Muthu Karthick, indiantreepix
there is a small story to this name but it is in german, so perhaps tomorrow I shall send it in english.
Reply all
Reply to author
Forward
0 new messages