Please identify this Herb

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Muthu Karthick

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Nov 18, 2009, 4:10:33 AM11/18/09
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The plant is densely distributed locally in an abut agricultural field, 80km south of Chennai (Kancheepuram Dist. of TN).
Taken last week soon after the rains.
It grows ca. 15cm tall with thick hirsute leaves.
I suspect the plant is a Scrophularaceae member.
Experts please help to identify.

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Vijayasankar Raman

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Nov 18, 2009, 4:15:26 AM11/18/09
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Striga asiatica, a partial root parasite of Scrophulariaceae.

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Muthu Karthick

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Nov 18, 2009, 4:16:01 AM11/18/09
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Much Thanks sir.

JM Garg

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May 2, 2020, 8:32:55 AM5/2/20
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J.M. Garg

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May 2, 2020, 8:52:10 AM5/2/20
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Ribs on the calyx are not clear.

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Saroj Kasaju

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May 2, 2020, 9:17:27 AM5/2/20
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I guess you are right Mr. Garg !
Thank you.

Saroj Kasaju


J.M. Garg

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May 2, 2020, 10:20:08 AM5/2/20
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Thanks, Saroj ji

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