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Dinesh Valke

Nov 1, 2010, 12:08:36 PM11/1/10
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Apocynaceae (dogbane, or oleander family) » Tabernaemontana divaricata
Synonyms: Ervatamia coronaria, E. divaricata, Nerium coronarium, N. divaricatum, Tabernaemontana coronaria

tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh -- Latin form of Bergzabern, meaning mountain cottage
dy-vair-ih-KAY-tuh -- spreading, diverging

commonly known as: Adam's-apple, butterfly gardenia, crape jasmine, carnation of India, East Indian rosebay, fleur d'amour, grape jasmine, jasmine grape, moon beam, Nero's crown, pinwheel flower • Gujarati: સાગર sagar, તગર tagar • Hindi: चांदनी chandani • Kannada: nandi battalu • Konkani: अनंत ananta • Marathi: अनंत anant, टगर tagar • Tamil: நந்தியார்வட்டை nandiar vattai

Native of: s China, Bangladesh, Bhutan, n & e India, Nepal, n-w Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This plant is found in almost every compound in Thane and Mumbai ... and seen the fact in my native place Mangalore too.
Attached views are quite old captures using cellphone camera.
Only these two photos.

tanay bose

Nov 1, 2010, 12:36:40 PM11/1/10
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Thanks Dinesh ji

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