Monday, 10 February 2014

Abraham-Isaac-Jacob


One of the more preposterously named plants, but a welcome splash of exotica and colour this morning at Bourne Hall, Ewell. The flowers will space themselves out from this tight cluster over the coming weeks. A naturalised species that naturally occurs as close as south-east Europe.

3 comments:

  1. Took myself down there today and duly saw these in flower. I've walked past them innumerable times but never before knew the identity.

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    1. At last I have repaid some of the tickage...

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  2. The story of the prophets in the Quran is for Mahamati Prannath.
    http://sanandhonline.blogspot.com/2014/01/alif-lam-mim-unlocked-and-the-stories-of-Quran.html

    औलाद याकूब कहया इसहाक , इनों का कबीला है पाक |
    "Jacob (or Imam Mahdi Mahamati Prannath) was the (godly) son of Issac (or Devchandra Mehta) whose tribe of followers has been said holy."

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