Herb for Id 270310jm1

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J.M. Garg

Mar 27, 2010, 1:09:32 AM3/27/10
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Date/Time- on 21/3/10 at 17.16 hrs.

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- At Tollygunj Golf Club, Kolkata

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- herb


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Muthu Karthick

Mar 27, 2010, 1:12:41 AM3/27/10
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Sonchus sp. of Asteraceae.

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Chennai - 61

tanay bose

Mar 27, 2010, 2:35:36 AM3/27/10
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Dear Garg ji,
The plant in the attached photo is Sonchus arvensis Linn. from the family Compositae/Asteraceae. According to "BENGAL PLANTS' By David Prain Vol-1 Page 629.

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Vasant Barve

Mar 27, 2010, 5:42:10 AM3/27/10
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This is probably Pathri in Marathi.

Leaves are edible slightly bitter. Some sort of medicine of bowel.

Vasant Barve

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Gurcharan Singh

Mar 27, 2010, 6:37:35 AM3/27/10
to Vasant Barve, tanay bose, Muthu Karthick, J.M. Garg, efloraofindia
Yes Tanay, you are right. It is indeed S. arvensis

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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tanay bose

Mar 27, 2010, 7:02:02 AM3/27/10
to Gurcharan Singh, Vasant Barve, Muthu Karthick, J.M. Garg, efloraofindia
Thank you Gurcharan Ji And Vasant ji, for validating my identification for this plant.

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