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Butter fly pea

Clitoria ternatea




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butterfly-pea,
Clitoria ternatea Clitoria ternatea

3 Comments

ruchats
ruchats 6 years ago

yes...that's right...it's also commonly called as "Aparajitha" phool in other parts of India.

Thanks for the ID nuwan chaturanga.. Thanks for the comment ruchats..
In our region it is used to worship lord shiva and called "Shanka pushpa"

ruchats
ruchats 6 years ago

Used in cooking, as a dye and has medicinal properties...used in ayurvedic medicines.

Karnataka, India

Lat: 14.20, Long: 75.06

Spotted on Sep 24, 2012
Submitted on Sep 24, 2012

Spotted for mission

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