Wildflower: Bryophyllum

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Ratna Ghosh

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Oct 1, 2010, 11:49:52 PM10/1/10
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Scientific Name:  Bryophyllum pinnatum
Syn.:  B.calycinum
Common Name (Beng):  Patharkuchi, Kop-pata
                       (Hindi):  Zakhm-haiyat
Family:  Crassulaceae
Flowering:  October-March
Location: Jhallong, North Bengal
Date: February, 2007

Erect succulent herb. Leaves opposite-decussate, simple at base,pinnate above, fleshy.
Used to treat diabetes, cold and cough.

Ratna Ghosh
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Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 4, 2010, 2:42:26 AM10/4/10
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Yes Ratna ji
Thanks for sharing.


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mani nair

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Oct 4, 2010, 9:07:35 AM10/4/10
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Ratna ji, Nice photo.  I have seen the leaves of this plant for sale in  Plant Nurseries in Mumbai.  It is used in the treatment of rheumatism and inflammation.

Regards,

Mani Nair.

Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 4, 2010, 12:02:32 PM10/4/10
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Now better known as Kalanchoe pinnata


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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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