China rose???

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Shantanu Bhattacharya

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Oct 10, 2010, 5:47:21 AM10/10/10
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Hi
i think its some kind of Hybiscus....
 
but the flower of Lady's finger looks somewhat like this...isnt it?
 
plz correct me if i m wrong.
 
regards
Shantanu : )
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Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 10, 2010, 6:04:14 AM10/10/10
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This is Alcea rosea commonly called as Holly Hock.
Pankaj

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tanay bose

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Oct 10, 2010, 10:51:57 AM10/10/10
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This is Holyhock but you are correct in depecting its family as Malvaceae
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