efloraofindia:''For Id 31102011MR2’’ prostrate herb with deep purple flowers Pune

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Madhuri Raut

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Oct 31, 2011, 5:31:08 AM10/31/11
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Request for identification


Date/Time-31st Oct 2011

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-Pune

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-garden/wild I do not know


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


Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-green  length 4-5 mm by 1-2 mm


Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-about 6-7 mm in diameter were open at 12.00 but closed by 2.00pm


Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-not seen


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Satish Phadke

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Oct 31, 2011, 5:50:05 AM10/31/11
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I think you had posted similar flowers before twice

[efloraofindia:77328] [efloraofindia: 88187]These ones as well as [efloraofindia:71053]are all Portulaca grandiflora. This last one was sent by ANand ji. We had a lot of discussion on that thread.You can search them
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Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 31, 2011, 5:52:50 AM10/31/11
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Portulaca pilosa


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Giby Kuriakose

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Oct 31, 2011, 5:58:36 AM10/31/11
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Yes I agree with Gurcharan ji, this is Portulaca pilosa of Portulacaceae family. 

Common names as in Flowers of India, Pink Purslane, Kiss Me Quick, Chisme, Shaggy Portulaca
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Satish Phadke

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Oct 31, 2011, 6:15:57 AM10/31/11
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Oh is that so. I couldn't recognize the differences from the given picture. I will have to see carefully......

On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 3:20 PM, Satish Phadke <drsmp...@gmail.com> wrote:



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Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 31, 2011, 6:23:14 AM10/31/11
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Satish ji
Major difference is shorter leaves and smaller flowers (usually 1 cm or less as compared to about 3-5 cm across in P. grandiflora) which are not spotted at base.


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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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Giby Kuriakose

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Oct 31, 2011, 6:46:09 AM10/31/11
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.......And the leaves and nodes are pilose (having soft long hairs) hence the name P. pilosa.


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Giby

Madhuri Raut

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Oct 31, 2011, 9:20:05 AM10/31/11
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Thank you Gurcharan ji,Giby ji and Satish ji
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