Single Flowered Dahlia
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Single Flowered Dahlia
ntroduced Photo: Thingnam Girija
Common name: Single Flowered Dahlia • Nepali: लाहुरे फूल Laahure Phool
Botanical name: Dahlia coccinea    Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower family)

Single dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring of florets, which may overlap, the centre forming a disc. Dahlia coccinea is a species of dahlia, refined and very unlike what is mostly found in gardens nowadays. Dahlias are native from Mexico into Columbia and were hybridized by the Aztecs, so this plant has been popular for a long time.

Identification credit: Tabish Photographed in Jamia Millia, Delhi

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