White flower-Samir Takaochi

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Samir Takaochi

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Oct 26, 2010, 3:05:24 PM10/26/10
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Hi friends.
 
Thank you for your precious advice always. Regarding Apple and pear issue, I really appreciate your advice. I think that is apple though shape looks like pear.
 
By the way  again I d like to seek your advice about name of this white flower.
 
1)Venue:Chennai
2)Type: Garden plant
3)Timing:Septemer
4)Height: 1m
5)Diameter of flower: 4cm approx
 
Samir Takaochi
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Vijayasankar

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Oct 26, 2010, 4:31:07 PM10/26/10
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Looks like Fioria vitifolia (= Hibiscus vitifolius).

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Vijayasankar


Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 26, 2010, 6:09:42 PM10/26/10
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Yes Fioria vitifolia, winged capsules are very clear
This one with shallowly lobed leaves should be subsp. vulgaris (Brenan & Exell) S. Abedin


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tanay bose

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Oct 26, 2010, 7:18:14 PM10/26/10
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 Fioria vitifolia
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Dinesh Valke

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Oct 26, 2010, 10:23:14 PM10/26/10
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Fioria vitifolia (syn. Kosteletzkya vitifolia, Hibiscus vitifolius) is commonly known as: grape-leaved mallow, tropical fanleaf • Gujarati: ઢાક્તો કાલો ભેન્ડો dhakto kalo bhendo • Marathi: वन कापूस van kapus

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