March 23rd, 2007

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Holarrhena Antidysenterica

When we took the Naturalists' Training Course, Mr Sadanand from Mysore came over to give us a talk about trees, and on our Nature trail, showed us the anti-dysentery tree, the Holarrhena Antidysenterica:

Holarrhena antidysenterica

A google search produces this entry

But leave aside the medicinal part..the burst seed pods look so lovely!

Here's another lovely picture from sainath:

http://sainath.livejournal.com/61400.html

Enjoy the picture...and I hope you never have to be sick enough to "enjoy" the derivative medication!