Nigella damascena L., Sp. Pl. 584 1753. (Syn: Erobathos damascenum Spach; Melanthium damascenum Medik. (Unresolved));
 
(Love-in-a-mist) Jungfer-in-grünen;
 
Cultivated ornamental herb easily differentiated from N. sativa by a distinct involucre of finely dissected leaves below the flower; sepals Sepals blue, broadly ovate, suddenly narrowed a stalk; petals stalked; follicles coherent; capsule  inflated subglobose; 
 

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Nigella damascena from Cactus Park Panchkula: Nigella damascena from Cactus Park Panchkula 


– No .. not a proper herbal garden Only some ornamental plants Herbal Garden is only at Yamunanagar in Haryana. I will be visiting there soon and share pics of common medicinal Plants


– There is another good one in Punjabi Bagh Delhi, although problem with many labels. We have tried to correct a few.


 
 

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California USA
Observed in many roadside gardens of Apartment complexes and also in SFO Bot garden
Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)


Very beautiful …


 

 

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Nigella damascena  L., Sp. Pl. 534. 1753. 
Cultivated ornamental herb easily differentiated from N. sativa by a distinct involucre of finely dissected leaves below the flower; sepals Sepals blue, broadly ovate, suddenly narrowed a stalk; petals stalked; follicles coherent; capsule  inflated subglobose; 
Photographed from Delhi 


 

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Ranunculaceae Fortnight_Nigella damascena : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Nigella damascena from Kashmir. Grown as ornamental.


 
 
 
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