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But I found this species inside a forest.(It is not used in Garden.Such a beautiful species;No idea why people left it.)
I got a Id from the google group member has doctorate in the species Memecylon.
This is available inside deep forests of eastern ghats and western ghats.
I bought it in Kolli hills.
Thank you very much.
I have lot of insects like this. Will upload shortly.
I really don't know what they eat ,where they sleep and so on.
Checkout for seedpods:
Capparis zeylanica.I personally feel the Botanical name given will answer all your questions.
You missed out something in my post:I have submitted under the mission Vandalur forest.
If you dont know Pitchandikulam herbarium please visit.
You are correct.I found it as S. tetrgonum alias S. colais.
I know nothing about plants.But very much interested recently after searching
for. S. Chelonoides.
Thank you very much.
I am interested to know about Paadhiri (Stereospermum chelonoides)
and other species of Stereospermum.
Is there any place you know where they have complete knowledge on Paadhiri (There are different kinds:Poopaadhiri,Venpapaadhiri,Sempaadhiri etc.,)
Interested to know about fragrant Paadhiri:
I know from mother the flowers are fragrant and the extract from flower is dried and applied to forehead like kumkum which was Sthala tree in Vallakottai.
My search continues....
I am getting .....
I understand it is under the biggest family Asteraceae by its Disc florets.
That star pattern is amazing Illusion to my eye.
Koppalan gotai fruit had similiar smell and size as that of Syzygium jambos.
I could not able to take photo of the leaf or tree as it was in a good height.
You have to visit Kolli hills of eastern ghats near (Salem of Tamil nadu).
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kolli_Hill...). This tourist spot is untouched and it has 70 hair pin bends.I started crying within 20 hair pin bends.Its a very steep mountain.
You can find very new species in kolli hills.May be you can set a mission to explore.