Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Nalumani poovu

Its the tea time blooming plant(nalumani means 4 o'clock). Very cute tubular flowers in majenta, yellow and white colour. The flower will bloom in evening and flowers remain open in night and close by morning. Its scientific name is Mirabilis Jalapa. This plant is used in medicines for Scabies and Itches. In Kerala it is also called as Anthimalari.
Most common Kerala flowers

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