Garden plant for id 220311MK1

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Muthu Karthick

Mar 22, 2011, 7:32:45 AM3/22/11
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Dear all,
Please help to id this shrub found planted at a Botanical Garden in Kodaikanal, TN


06-11-2010 / 11:10 AM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca.2200asl; Kodaikanal, TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

Bryant's park

Plant Habit-



ca. 2 m

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

c. 6 x 3 cm

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

terminal raceme

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

pink; 1cm across; 2cm long

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 

Muthu Karthick, N
Care Earth Trust
#15, second main road,
Thillai ganga nagar,
Chennai - 600 061
Mob: 0091 96268 33911

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Gurcharan Singh

Mar 22, 2011, 8:19:46 AM3/22/11
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I suppose Escallonia macrantha

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: 9810359089 

tanay bose

Mar 22, 2011, 10:30:02 AM3/22/11
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Escallonia macrantha indeed
Tanay Bose
Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
Department of Botany.
University of British Columbia .
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Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
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