Apocynaceae for id 010311MK1

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Muthu Karthick

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Mar 1, 2011, 7:17:11 AM3/1/11
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Dear all,
Please help to id this roadside plant found in Ooty town, Nilgiris.
Is this any Apocynaceae member?


Date/Time- 

06-12-2011 / 03:15 PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca.2100asl; Ooty, TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

roadsides

Plant Habit-

herb

Height/Length- 

1 m long

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

ca.6 x 3 cm; opposite

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

axillary

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

violet; c. 5 cm across

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 


Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 


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Prashant awale

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Mar 1, 2011, 7:24:49 AM3/1/11
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Dear Muthu ji,
Looks like some Vinca Sp.
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Prashant

Gurcharan Singh

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Mar 1, 2011, 7:40:22 AM3/1/11
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Vinca major



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tanay bose

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Mar 1, 2011, 9:36:06 AM3/1/11
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Vinca major
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Muthu Karthick

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Mar 2, 2011, 1:02:10 AM3/2/11
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Dear all,
Many thanks for the identification. The plant is Vinca major L. of Apocynaceae.
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