Dharmavana Nature Ark – An NGO focused on hands-on Biodiversity Conservation within a 400 Acre Habitat: I would like to introduce you to the work we do every day at the Dharmavana Nature Ark (DNA). Since 2005, we have undertaken biodiversity conservation efforts chiefly focused on the flora of the Deccan Plateau and Eastern Ghats. […]
Tree ID please: 2 image. Pleas But unable to see much details required for proper id. When and where was it clicked? e ID the tree. The image is not clear. Pl. post a high res. image to see the details. Due to file size restrictions, I am not able to send the video. I […]
ID: Place: Ahmednagar, Maharashtra Riverine Ecosystem 16 Nov, 2022 Pl. post detailed and close up images for proper I’d, of the plant you want to identify. I have only these two pictures right now. I will try to take more pictures once I go in the field in Dec end.
World’s largest plant: World’s largest plant has been discovered in Australia. Here’s what makes it unique besides its size https://scroll.in/article/1025262/stretching-over-180-km-worlds-largest-plant-has-been-discovered-off-the-coast-of-western-australia Really fascinating…nature has no upper limits!! Who knows, what else remains to be discovered..now we have highly develped communication, commuting and recording devices..
My Doctorate degree: Extremely happy to share the news of PhD degree being awarded to me by Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune, our group and members were extremely helpful in this journey, i got to learn a lot from Nidhan Singh ji, Santhan ji, Neil Soares, Dinesh Valke to name a few. I thank you […]
List attached at the following link: Gujrati names of the plants
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
New Book : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1) – 1 Mb. Just received a book from Mumbai. OK good news
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 […]
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 […]
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.. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
FYI: Bengaluru Trees: I created app for the Bengaluru Trees as i am not able to maintain my old Tree Logger. Trees SITE: https://ramanarunachalam.github.io/Flora-and-Fauna/trees_bangalore.html Android APP: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.indic.trees&hl=en_IN&gl=US All my links are in my General SITE: https://sites.google.com/site/ramanarunachalamhome Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav or 75th Anniversary of Indian Independence – a small contribution I have marked around 75 thousand […]
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.
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