Friday, June 29, 2012

Butterfly Pea Flower (Sankhupushpam)

These are three beautiful varieties of Butterfly Pea Flower (Clitoria ternatea).

1. Blue - colored


Saturday, June 23, 2012

Canna Indica (Indian Shot Flower)

These are some pictures of  an Indian Shot Flower.

Indian Shot Flower (Canna indica)

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Pygmy Dartlet or Midget Wisp Damselfly (Male)

Here is a male Pigmy Dartlet  damselfly (Agriocnemis pygmae), the smallest damselfly I have ever seen! Its whole length was around  3 centimeters only. The picture below is magnified.

Pigmy Dartlet Damselfly (Agriocnemis Pygmae)

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Mexican Sunflower or Tithonia

Mexican Sunflower, or Tithonia flower (Tithonia rotundiflora) is one of the most beautiful red flowers I have ever seen.  Its central portion is rich with yellow color.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Red Dragonfly : Fulvous Forest Skimmer

These are some pictures of a male Fulvous Forest Skimmer dragonfly (Neurothemis fulvia).


Monday, June 4, 2012

Lemon Pansy Butterfly

Here are some shots of a Lemon Pansy Butterfly (Junonia lemonias), that I took when it was sitting on a Bolsom leaf.

Lemon Pansy Butterfly

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Yellow Bell Flower or Allamanda (Kolambi)

These Yellow Bell Flowers, also called Golden Trumpet or Allamanda (Allamanda cathartica) are from my garden. Also known as Kolambi in Malayalam.

Yellow Bell Flowers