Thanks to all of you

Fwd: Thanks to all of you : 1 post by 1 author. This week I completed the records of my last visit to Nepal. 3 beautiful holidays with much new plants. I am very grateful to all of you for all efforts you did for me to find names of plants I made photos of. […]

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The hardship of plant hunt!

IMG_3287.MOV : 5 posts by 3 authors. The hardship of plant hunt! No trail! Find Yourself! Miss one step and bye bye ! I know, how difficult it is to go to the forests and face all the music for some capturing plants, birds etc. I have done it for many years- so I can […]

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ALPANA (COLOURS TAKEN FROM INSECTS, BIRDS, FLOWERS)

ALPANA ( COLOURS TAKEN FROM INSECTS, BIRDS, FLOWERS )677 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) As you all know I have never studied botany or zoology in my student days. I study plants, birds and butterflies for pure joy.                       My identification of a […]

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Kaansla- seeking taxonomic name of grass

Seeking taxonomic name of grass : A Mhow, Indore, MP, based friend asks:  Any idea what the grass locally known as kaansla is called scientifically? Seeking help from our members. Pl. ask for images, as sometimes common names are confusing. I could find Kaans for Saccharum ravennae & Saccharum spontaneum. Pl. check.  Doing so. Forwarding this […]

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madhura maram

madhura maram : 3 posts by 2 authors. In my current translation (Tamil to French) for a novel, I’m stucked with this tree, would anyone be able to give me Latin name, English current names and eventually provide me with a picture? On search in efi site for madhura, I could find one:  മധുരനാരങ്ങ Madhura […]

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OBSERVATION: BAMBOO GROVES, FLORAL DIVERSITY

OBSERVATION : BAMBOO GROVES , FLORAL DIVERSITY : Attachments (12)  My three years at Tezpur taught me that Bamboo groves are ideal place to search for floral varieties which may not be available in other sites in a particular area. When I reached Cooch Behar in 2005 I started visiting bamboo groves and I found many […]

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Reputed national or international journals for publication

Need suggestion : 7 posts by 4 authors. Please suggest me some reputed national or international journal or related site where i can report new record, distribution range or discovery of a plant species. If it is a rare or scarcely distributed taxon, Journal of Threatened Taxa is a good journal with no publication charges.. […]

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FELLING OF TREES IN THE NAME OF DEVELOPMENT

FELLING OF TREES IN THE NAME OF DEVELOPMENT : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2) A few years back I was posting a series in Bangla. The title of the series was BALAI ER KOTHA (Story of Bolai). Bolai is a character in a short story by Tagore. This boy was in love with […]

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Royal edict by Shri Shivaji Maharaj for protecting trees

A royal edict : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1) A royal edict in Maharashtra. Courtesy Dr. Percy Avari. That is just amazing  good ideas but what a greater hoax. i enjoyed it.. the english syntax and certain ways of writing is very mid to late 20th century and appears american lingo. cant be […]

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Resources for USA Flora

My sources. : 2 posts by 2 authors. By now everyone knows I am not a trained botanist.  Someone has asked for my sources. I will list them now so that people looking to identify plants in the US can access. The first is garden.org also known as The National Gardening Association (totally free to join and […]

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Tree Logger : Android app to locate trees

Tree Logger : Android app to locate trees, and use it to educate layman about trees : 5 posts by 5 authors. I didn’t post much in this group for sometime, as I was busy with my work. I wanted to spread awareness about so many trees being cut. I looked around 25 parks near […]

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Aadi Fibres: Fibres of the Futures Past

bast fibres clothing paper : 3 posts by 2 authors. In 2014  I had posted a query in this forum seeking information about bast fibres textiles traditions. … was kind enough to respond. Thank you …! Below is the link to my paper.https://asiainch.org/article/aadi-fibresLooking forward to your feedback, Thanks, …, for the wonderfully researched article. 

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Tree facts

Fwd: Tree facts : 1 post by 1 author. https://starofmysore.com/tag/tree-facts/ https://starofmysore.com/tag/peace-lily/ I have provided link for my latest articles  

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List of flowers most butterflies visit

  Fwd: SYMBIOSIS : FLOWER 1/ BUTTERFLY : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) As you all know I am in the process of documenting butterfly species visiting different flowers. I am doing it for last 12 years.It all started on the Chandan tree ( Santalum album ) in our house. I just started […]

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विविध प्रकार की भाजी

Fwd: विविध प्रकार की भाजी : 1 post by 1 author. 📕 વિવિધ પ્રકારની ભાજી          ( વૈદ્ય શ્રી કે.જે.ઝાલા) ૯૯૨૪૩૪૪૧૨૧https://www.whatstools.com/d/chjtr_agibdgszje 4.02 MB, pdf (28 species)  

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INDIAN TREE- a tribute on Independence Day

INDIAN TREE- a tribute on Independence Day : 6 posts by 1 author. Wish you all happy Independence day A small composition INDIAN TREE This charming tree with tiny white flowers, Orange fruits is gorgeous like the Majestic Tricolours Many enjoy the comforts it gives abusing tiny problems But none afford to lose the tree […]

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Is there a Step -by-step procedure to identify a plant/tree ?

Is there a Step -by-step procedure to identify a plant/tree ? : 2 posts by 2 authors. I’m very interested in identification of common plants/trees in my city Bengaluru. I’d like to know if there is a step-by-step process to taxonomically identify or at least short-list a particular tree/plant (by arrangement of leaves, veination etc […]

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