Mahabharatham Flower/ Passion fruit Flower/Passion flower from kerala

This Flower is called mahabharatham flower in India. Mahabharatham is one of the greatest epics. And it tells the story of two great forces. Kavuravas and Pandavas. Kavuravas were 100 brothers and one sister. Pandavas are five in number. And Krishna is considered to be the nucleus of this story.

 

So if we count the petals of this flower the top part is considered as Krishna.

Then 5 of those below is pandavas, surrounded by 100 other petals. Interesting???

 

 

Facts:

 

 

 

Kingdom:Plantae

Division:Magnoliophyta

Class:Magnoliopsida

Subclass:Rosidae

(unranked):Eurosids I

Order:Malpighiales

Family:Passifloraceae.

 

 

"If we are wasting time and enjoying ourselves we are not wasting time.": Paulo cohelo 25

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Taken on September 19, 2010
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