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Place: Kaas Plateau, Approx. 25 kms north of Satara, Maharashtra.
Location of flower / plant: along road side in grasslands at higher elevation.......we found just one of these on the Kaas plateau.
Date: 5th Oct, 2008
Equipment: Canon 40 D Camera + Tamron 90 mm macro lens
Species: Alysicarpus belgaumensis
Local name (Marathi) : Gulabi Shevra
English Common name: ??
Notes: Erect annual herb, 30-50 cm high. Stem short, hairy. Branches few, ascending. Flowers in pairs opening from the base of the raceme.
(Source: Flowers of Sahyadri by Mr.Shrikant Ingalhalikar )