Aptenia cordifolia from Panchkula cactus garden

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Gurcharan Singh

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12-Apr-2011, 3:45:16 am12/04/11
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Aptenia cordifolia (L. f.) Schwantes, Gartenflora 77:69. 1928 Feb (N. E. Brown, J. Bot. 66:139. 1928 May)

syn: Mesembryanthemum cordifolium L. f.

Had seen lot of this plant in California often planted in shaded areas forming ground covers. Found it in Panchkula Cactus Garden, photographed on April 9, 2011.

Common names: baby sun-rose, heart-leaf iceplant

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Mahadeswara

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12-Apr-2011, 7:02:28 am12/04/11
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This is a common garden plant in Southern India. I have seen plenty
of them in Bangalore and Chennai as well.

On Apr 12, 12:45 pm, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> *Aptenia* *cordifolia* (L. f.) Schwantes, Gartenflora 77:69. 1928 Feb (N. E.
> Brown, J. Bot. 66:139. 1928 May)
> syn: *Mesembryanthemum cordifolium* L. f.
>
> Had seen lot of this plant in California often planted in shaded areas
> forming ground covers. Found it in Panchkula Cactus Garden, photographed on
> April 9, 2011.
>
> Common names: baby sun-rose, heart-leaf iceplant
>
> --
> Dr. Gurcharan Singh
> Retired  Associate Professor
> SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
> Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
> Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/
>
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Gurcharan Singh

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12-Apr-2011, 7:09:17 am12/04/11
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Thanks Mahadeshwara ji

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tanay bose

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12-Apr-2011, 9:18:31 am12/04/11
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Thanks Sir Ji, seen this plant many times but have never 
made attempts to ID it !!
Tanay
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