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Pankaj Oudhia

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Nov 16, 2010, 2:09:56 AM11/16/10
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Dear Group Members,

   This plant is growing in my property in Khudmudi village, Durg, Chhattisgarh, India. Please help in identification.

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Pankaj Oudhia
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rajdeo singh

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Nov 16, 2010, 2:17:37 AM11/16/10
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Pankaj ji,
It is Pentanema indicum (L.) Ling from family Asteraceae.

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tanay bose

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Nov 16, 2010, 8:47:08 AM11/16/10
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Pentanema indicum indeed I have seen this plant in Bengal too. this is a medicinal plant 
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Pankaj Oudhia

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Nov 16, 2010, 12:58:33 PM11/16/10
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Thanks for help.

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Pankaj Oudhia

Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 16, 2010, 1:32:31 PM11/16/10
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Pentanema indicum (L.) Y. Ling Acta Phytotax. Sin. x. 179 (1965).
Basionym: Inula indica L. Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 2: 1236. 1763

Type: Lectotype - Herb. Linn. No. 999.16 (LINN)

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Wildlife Institute of India
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