Identification Required for HP Flora

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Nudrat Sayed

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Sep 1, 2009, 1:01:41 PM9/1/09
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Hello

This particular plant is very common in Dharamshala and has a
prostrate habit. The leaves of some plants are reddish. Please help in
identification.

Thanks in advance
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Dr. Sayed Nudrat Zawar
Senior Conservation Officer
Conservation Action Trust Mumbai

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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 1, 2009, 1:09:50 PM9/1/09
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... looks much like Gomphrena species.
Regards.

Tabish

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Sep 1, 2009, 1:38:42 PM9/1/09
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Dinesh, this is Pink Knotweed, probably the most common flower of the
Himalayas
Persicaria capitata (Synonym: Polygonum capitatum)
http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Pink%20Knotweed.html
- Tabish

On Sep 1, 10:09 pm, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com> wrote:
> ... looks much like *Gomphrena* species.
> Regards.

Nudrat Sayed

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Sep 7, 2009, 7:25:41 AM9/7/09
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Hello
 
I am resending this plant for identification.
 
Thanks
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Nudrat

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Sep 7, 2009, 7:58:34 AM9/7/09
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Sorry for reposting the query. Tabish Ji has already identified it.
Thanks Tabish ji for identification.
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Avinash dada

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Sep 8, 2009, 12:59:13 AM9/8/09
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spp. of Digera (Amranthaceae)
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Avinash Adsul.
JRF, Shivaji University,
Kolhapur.

mayur nandikar

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Sep 8, 2009, 2:27:14 AM9/8/09
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Ya You r right Tabishji
This is an a Polygonum capitatum.
n I think Digera elongated spike not congested one u just check it at once.
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Mayur D. Nandikar
Research Student,
Department of Botany,
Shivaji UNiversity, Kolhapur (MS)
India- 416 004


Avinash dada

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Sep 8, 2009, 3:51:19 AM9/8/09
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Sorry, it is not Digera

narendra joshi

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Sep 8, 2009, 10:06:49 AM9/8/09
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Hi,

I have also came across these type of plants at Sikkim. The first one was found to be Lobed leaf knotweed (a different one) and the similar one is pink knotweed.

Narendra Joshi

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Lobed Leaf Knotweed - Polygonum runcinatum.jpg
Pink Knotweed.jpg
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