Clitoria biflora [Bombay Bean] flowering

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Neil Soares

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Sep 6, 2010, 7:12:46 AM9/6/10
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Hi,
 Photographed at my farm at Shahapur yesterday - Clitoria biflora [C.annua] the Bombay Bean is an annual erect herb.
 [The Butterfly Bean, Clitoria ternatea is a climber].
                          With regards,
                            Neil Soares.

Bombay Bean [Clitoria annua, C.biflora] 1.jpg
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tanay bose

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Sep 6, 2010, 10:51:13 AM9/6/10
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Lovely catch of the bombay bean
Do you know why it has such a common name
Tanay

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Neil Soares

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Sep 6, 2010, 1:11:27 PM9/6/10
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Hi Tanay,
  Quoting from Isaac Kehimkar's 'Common Indian Wild Flowers' [a B.N.H.S. publication] - "the common name is derived from its being endemic to the erstwhile Bombay Presidency".
                      Regards,
                       Neil.

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tanay bose

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Sep 6, 2010, 9:22:22 PM9/6/10
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Thanks for enlighting me Neil Ji
Tanay

Jayesh

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Sep 6, 2010, 10:21:16 PM9/6/10
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Hi Neil
'Goukerna'Is mean flower resembling ears of Cow
is this the same ?
Nice photos....

Regards
Jayesh
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Narendra Joshi

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Sep 7, 2010, 12:58:15 AM9/7/10
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Hi,
 Bombay bean flowers taken at Prabal gad near Panvel (Mumbai) on Sep 02, 2010.

Regards,

Narendra Joshi


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Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 6:52 AM

Thanks for enlighting me Neil Ji
Tanay

On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 10:41 PM, Neil Soares <drneil...@yahoo.com> wrote:
Hi Tanay,
  Quoting from Isaac Kehimkar's 'Common Indian Wild Flowers' [a B.N.H.S. publication] - "the common name is derived from its being endemic to the erstwhile Bombay Presidency".
                      Regards,
                       Neil.

--- On Mon, 9/6/10, tanay bose <tanay...@gmail.com> wrote:

From: tanay bose <tanay...@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [efloraofindia:46674] Clitoria biflora [Bombay Bean] flowering
To: "Neil Soares" <drneil...@yahoo.com>
Cc: indian...@googlegroups.com
Date: Monday, September 6, 2010, 8:21 PM
Lovely catch of the bombay bean
Do you know why it has such a common name
Tanay

On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Neil Soares <drneil...@yahoo.com> wrote:
Hi,
 Photographed at my farm at Shahapur yesterday - Clitoria biflora [C.annua] the Bombay Bean is an annual erect herb.
 [The Butterfly Bean, Clitoria ternatea is a climber].
                          With regards,
                            Neil Soares.




--
Tanay Bose
Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant
Department of Botany
University of British Columbia
3529-6270 University Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
Phone: 778-323-4036

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Bombay Bean.jpg

Dinesh Valke

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Sep 7, 2010, 1:43:55 AM9/7/10
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Jayesh ji ... gokarna (Sanskrit: गोकर्ण meaning, adj. having OR resembling cow's ears) is most appropriately the name of Clitoria ternatea, butterfly pea flower.

But this name is also shared by Aletris hyacinthoides (not familiar with this flower) ... not very sure, Barleria cristata is also associated with this name.

The local Marathi name for Clitoria annua (syn. C. biflora) is supali (सुपली).


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