Photo Album - July 2011

This photo album consists of flowers and plants locally found in various parts of Kerala and Tamilnadu.  Some are medicinal plants. Photos are taken from Thiruvattar, Kanyakumari Dist. of Tamilnadu, India



Male Papaya Tree


Lantana Flower
Aripoov, അരീപുവ് (malayalam)


Four O' Clock Flower White (Mirabilis Jalapa)
നാലുമണി പൂവ് (malayalam), அந்திமந்தாரம் (tamil)


Four O' Clock Flower Magenta (Mirabilis Jalapa)
നാലുമണി പൂവ് (malayalam), அந்திமந்தாரம் (tamil)




A medicinal plant for treatment after pregnancy

A medicinal plant for treatment after pregnancy

Gymnema sylvestre - A medicinal plant for treatment of Diabetics
Chakkarakolli, ചക്കരക്കൊല്ലി (malayalam)

Gymnema sylvestre - A medicinal plant for treatment of Diabetics
Chakkarakolli, ചക്കരക്കൊല്ലി (malayalam)


A Banana tree with two sizes of bananas

Cinnamon Leaves used for making Theraliappam in Attukal Pongala
വയനയില (malayalam)



15 comments:

Rajesh said...

Wonderful shots. The flowers are colorful and beautiful.

Joseph Pulikotil said...

Hi Krishna,

Lovely photos and great research. I learnt so many things from this interesting post. Wish you all the best.
Joseph

Nisha said...

Lovely flowers. Thanks for dropping by my blog.

Keep coming.

Pradeepa said...

Nice set of photos. I can identify most of them.

Team G Square said...

Superb collection .

R Niranjan Das said...

Thats a lovely floral collection.

www.rajniranjandas.blogspot.com

Indrani said...

I like the wild flowers very much. And also the naal mani poo! :)

Kalyan said...

Simply beautifully captured shots...lovely!

Joseph Pulikotil said...

Hello Krishna,

How are you? No new posts are coming up in your blog. Many thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment.

Best wishes,
Joseph

Padharo Rajasthan said...

Beautiful ,lovely and fantastic shots !!Great post again !!

Padharo Rajasthan

Krishna said...

@Rajesh
Thanks...

@Nisha
Thanks for visiting my blog

@Pradeepa
Thanks for visiting my blog

Krishna said...

@Team G Square
Thanks...

@Niranjan Das
Thanks...

@Indrani
Thanks for visiting and commenting

Krishna said...

@Kalyan
Thanks for visiting and commenting

@Padharo Rajasthan
Thank you

Krishna said...

@Joseph Sir

I am fine, what about you ?
Thanks for your valuable comments and keep visiting

Anonymous said...

Dear Sir,
Please tell me where "chakkarakolli" is available..