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Heliotropium indicum


Heliotropium indicum
Photo Information
Copyright: Pushkar Mitra (auroco) Silver Note Writer [C: 7 W: 2 N: 50] (319)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-04-14
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D5300, AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-08-20 11:10
Viewed: 457
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Heliotropium indicum, commonly known as Indian heliotrope, is an annual, hirsute plant that is a common weed in waste places and settled areas. It is native to Asia. It is widely used in native medicine in Tamil Nadu, India.
Indian heliotrope is an annual, erect, branched plant that can grow to a height of about 15–50 cm (5.9–19.7 in). It has a hairy stem, bearing alternating ovate to oblong-ovate leaves. It has small white or purple flowers with a green calyx; five stamens borne on a corolla tube; a terminal style; and a four-lobed ovary.


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  • deons Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 0 N: 55] (595)
  • [2018-08-22 2:19]

Lovely photo of this beautiful common weed.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2018-08-22 14:19]

Beautiful macro of these very small flowers,excellent details and a very bright blue despite the dark light,well done! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

What a beautiful bit of flora from the Islands, Pushkar! The frame is quite artistic.
Good to see your picture after a long time.
Ram

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