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Entha Poo yenoda anni veedil poothirunthathu..Azagaga erunthathal nan "click"seithiden...
Yepadi erukuthu?
( I took a picture of this flower, from my sister-in-law's garden. How is it?)


smahalakshmi's picture

Nice picture Mahalakshmi

Nice picture


Sumathi.v's picture

This flower is also Called

This flower is also Called "Nithya Kalyani"

judelined's picture

I was actually reminded of

I was actually reminded of this flower when I saw JKM's bluebell entry but could not get the name so I did not mention it there...


indira sundar's picture

Thanks Jaya ma'am, and

Thanks Jaya ma'am, and Lata.

lata's picture

Beautiful Periwinkle flower

Beautiful Periwinkle flower Indra. (Botanical name; Vinca rosea).
Yes Jayaji, I've also read that this is a medicinal flower, with anticancer properties, and is a powerful tranquilizer.

jayamohan's picture

During my childhood I've

During my childhood I've heard people calling this 'sudukattu poo' ie., graveyard flower and people do not use this flower for pooja or other purposes. Now I learnt that it has a lot of medicinal value.