Malvaceae week : Thespesia populnea

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Satish Phadke

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Sep 10, 2011, 4:45:50 AM9/10/11
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Malvaceae week : Thespesia populnea
Moderate sized tree. Common in Konkan. Also observed planted as avnue tree in many cities with its dark green foliage.
Flowers initially yellow with dark purple centre, later turn red orange. Marathi name : Paras Pimpal; Paras Bhendi. परस भेंडी 
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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 10, 2011, 5:03:10 AM9/10/11
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Yes Satish ji
Very nice photographs


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Madhuri Pejaver

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Sep 10, 2011, 12:54:50 PM9/10/11
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R u sure Satishji? Because epicalyx is cup shaped and persistent in populnea as per my knowledge. It is not seen here.
Flower is beautiful.
Madhuri

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mani nair

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Sep 13, 2011, 3:52:27 AM9/13/11
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Satish ji beautiful flower, the tree is also known by name Umbrella
tree as from a distance it looks like an open umbrella.
Regards,
Mani.

On 9/10/11, Madhuri Pejaver <formp...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> R u sure Satishji? Because epicalyx is cup shaped and persistent in populnea
> as per my knowledge. It is not seen here.
> Flower is beautiful.
> Madhuri
>
> --- On Sat, 10/9/11, Satish Phadke <drsmp...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> From: Satish Phadke <drsmp...@gmail.com>
> Subject: [efloraofindia:81018] Malvaceae week : Thespesia populnea
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> Date: Saturday, 10 September, 2011, 2:15 PM
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> Malvaceae week : Thespesia populneaModerate sized tree. Common in Konkan.


> Also observed planted as avnue tree in many cities with its dark green

> foliage.Flowers initially yellow with dark purple centre, later turn red

hari lal

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Sep 13, 2011, 6:27:18 AM9/13/11
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yes Thespesia populnea very nice photographing thanks for sharing
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Satish Phadke

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Sep 13, 2011, 9:58:48 AM9/13/11
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Madhuri ji
Not aware of those details. The pictures are definitely of the mentioned plant. Next time will remember to take photos accordingly. Thanks for the info..
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