Withania somnifera?

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Anand Kumar Bhatt

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Jul 1, 2010, 4:59:05 AM7/1/10
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Growing wild at my place. Picture taken ! July '10. Is it Withania somnifera_Ashwagandha? Thanks.
ak

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tanay bose

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Jul 1, 2010, 10:42:19 AM7/1/10
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For me this plant is Withania somnifera !!
tanay

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 1, 2010, 10:49:36 AM7/1/10
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Yes Tanay, it definitely is!


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mani nair

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Jul 1, 2010, 1:25:05 PM7/1/10
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I have the same plant growing in my balcony and its fruits are like small rasbari and  are loved by bulbuls.

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Mani.

Anand Kumar Bhatt

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Jul 2, 2010, 1:25:40 AM7/2/10
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Thank you all.
ak

Dr. Pankaj Kumar

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Jul 11, 2010, 1:16:11 PM7/11/10
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Dear Mr. Mani,
Try smelling it and you can confirm. The plant is called
Aswagandha.....because the whole smells like a horse, especially the
flowers.
Regards
Pankaj

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