Plant for Id- Kolkata

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Shantanu Bhattacharya

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Aug 30, 2010, 1:52:53 PM8/30/10
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Hi
this plant with large leaves grows in abundance in my area, and they form thick bushes along the sides of the canal.
These snaps taken from my balcony.
Is it some member of Malvaceae?
plz give some info on this species.
 
regards
Shantanu : )
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tanay bose

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Aug 30, 2010, 2:05:59 PM8/30/10
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Ricinus communis L. , castor oil plant from the family Euphorbiaceae.
tanay

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Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 31, 2010, 4:56:58 AM8/31/10
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Yes, Ricinus communis

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/

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