|In the pre bloom stage..|
|Closeup of the pistil with pollens on it...|
An ordinary herbal plant, locally cultivated around homes for the edible shoots to be eaten with rice. Scientifically known as cosmos caudatus, originating from South America, but locally known here as the "Ulam Raja". Nevertheless, the plant does provide nice blooms for the garden too.
Equipments: Canon SX10 is, Raynox DCR 250 Macro Conversion Lens, Tripod