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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Flowers

Bought a new camera, so was all excited about trying out the features. Here are few pictures of flowers around my house in Mangalore.

Mandara Flower



Dasavalla (Hibiscus)







Bombay Mallige (Bomaby Jasmine - I am not sure why it is called so)



Ratnagandhi



Pentas or Star Cluster....Lavander Colour (Thanks to natti)



Mallige (Jasmine)

23 comments:

  1. Greetings !!

    I liked the first 2. I thought even your 5th pic was also of Hibiscus....?? Or may be its another species....!

    Tk care and have a great weekend !!

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  2. Hi there!

    I am Dhwani, and I like your blog.

    Nice posting!

    Especially, I like the pictures of the post 'Kodachadri trek'.

    You are a really good photographer, indeed.

    and even I am not sure about the 5th pic. of this post. May be wikipedia or some other encyclopedia should tell you.

    If you would like to see my blog, visit me at: www.dhwaniscorner.blogspot.com

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  3. flowers are always a great way to forget the blues..I can never remember their names though..beautiful pics
    lakshmi

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  4. @Bentherulz - Thanks.

    @Dhwani - Thanks for visiting. I like your name. Sure, will visit your blog....keep coming.

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  5. @Lakshmi - Very true. Thanks

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  6. Beautiful Ajeya. That Lavendar one is Astra, you get them in other colors too.
    What camera have you got? Hoping to see more shots at your site. :)

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  7. Indrani - Oh, thanks for the name. I have seen Magenta, Pink and white in same. I have bought a Canon S5iS....Sure you will find more pics from my trips. :-)

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  8. Hi Ajeya,
    I really enjoy reading ur blog,the third pic is very nice.

    My Ultra went really gud, baby is doing gud. Thnx for asking.

    Anu

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  9. It's been ages since I've seen a Mandara flower in real! Nice post Ajeya.

    The species of Astra that Indrani pointed out is also called Balloon Flower. :)

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  10. Hii
    thnx for stoppin by ma blog. ur blog iz great. da flowerz r awessom

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  11. Awesome flower Pics!!

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  12. @Anu - Thanks. Glad to hear that.

    @Celine - Thanks.

    @Sahefa - Thanks keeping coming.

    @Akshay- Welcome. Thanks

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  14. AnonymousJune 30, 2008

    The lavander coloured flower is called chethi poo in malayalam.i have seen in various colours like red,pink,etc.this should be that one.

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  15. Ur pics are very beautiful. The lavender coloured flower is called idli poo in tamil, chethi poo or kepi poo in malayalam.If possible I will help u find the botanical names of these flowers.

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  16. Thanks Mahesh.

    Thanks Preethi. Ya botonical names should be helpful.

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  17. Thanks for stopping by my site. I love the Ratnagandhi. I do not think the mystery flower is Lavender. Lavender usually grows from a wood / twig type root and the flowers are not as large as those.

    Can't wait to see what this year will bring to your garden!

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  18. The last flower is not jasmine, it is kakada...

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  19. The lavender one is actually called as Pentas or Star Cluster.
    It is a very easy plant to grow in the garden.

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  20. From own garden to Blog.

    Very nice. keep it up.
    -K. Bhaskar Hebabr
    9886815551

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  21. from Home Garden to Blog.

    Nice idea and work. keep it up.

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