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Muthu Karthick

Nov 20, 2009, 1:50:04 AM11/20/09
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Please help identify this sub-shrub. Picture taken in Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve at Tirunelveli district in TN.
Altitude: 500-700 msl
Date: 28/08/2009

p.s: I also found this plant flowering in plains of Satyamangalam forest division [western part of Tamil Nadu]

Muthu Karthick, N
Junior Research Fellow
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Vijayasankar Raman

Nov 20, 2009, 6:29:12 AM11/20/09
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Hi Muthu, it is Kleinia (= Notonia) grandiflora of Asteraceae; a potential ornamental plant.

With regards

R. Vijayasankar
FRLHT, Bangalore

Muthu Karthick

Nov 20, 2009, 7:58:29 AM11/20/09
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Thank you so much sir.

Muthu Karthick

Nov 23, 2009, 2:17:11 AM11/23/09
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Kleinia grandiflora (Wall. ex DC.) Rani locally called as 'Maan Sevi' meaning 'Ear of Deer', and also called Tael Kadipoondu.

On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 4:59 PM, Vijayasankar Raman <> wrote:


Nov 23, 2009, 6:41:54 AM11/23/09
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Dear all,
'Kleinia grandiflora' is called 'Vander Roti' 'वांदर रोटी' in Marathi.

2009/11/23 Muthu Karthick <>


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