Costus speciosus

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Samir Mehta

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5 Sept 2010, 10:27:56 am05/09/10
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05-09-2010.

Costus speciosus @ SGNP, Mumbai.

1538: inside of the funnel shaped flower.

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Samir Mehta


Costus speciosus nr Tulsi, SGNP DSC01538.jpg
Costus speciosus nr Tulsi, SGNP DSC01523.jpg
Costus speciosus @ near Tulsi, SGNP DSC01521.jpg

tanay bose

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5 Sept 2010, 10:31:39 am05/09/10
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Thanks for sharing
Tanay

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Pankaj Kumar

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5 Sept 2010, 10:48:44 am05/09/10
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Cheilocostus speciosus.
Pankaj

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Samir Mehta

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5 Sept 2010, 11:07:55 am05/09/10
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I am trees / flowers challenged Pankaj, and have relied on Flowers of
Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar for the name.

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Samir



On Sep 5, 7:48 pm, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Cheilocostus speciosus.
> Pankaj
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> On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 8:01 PM, tanay bose <tanaybos...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for sharing
> > Tanay
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Pankaj Kumar

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5 Sept 2010, 11:58:58 am05/09/10
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Dont worry Mr. Samir, you are doing far better than many. So cheer up.... :)))
Pankaj

Satish Phadke

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6 Sept 2010, 5:12:49 am06/09/10
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Is this natural or planted/cultivated?
Dr Phadke

Samir Mehta

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9 Sept 2010, 7:33:59 am09/09/10
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'Is this natural or planted/cultivated?'

saw this on a trail in the park, looked wild to me.

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Dr. S. Mehta



On Sep 6, 2:12 pm, Satish Phadke <drsmpha...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Is this natural or planted/cultivated?
> Dr Phadke
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Dinesh Valke

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11 Sept 2010, 11:45:23 pm11/09/10
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... have found this plant growing (in the) wild in plains and forest around Mumbai and Thane.
Regards.





On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 5:03 PM, Samir Mehta <samirm...@gmail.com> wrote:
'Is this natural or planted/cultivated?'

Padmini Raghavan

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13 Sept 2010, 1:31:07 pm13/09/10
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Please see my pics of Costus speciosa, (I think it is that.)
Thanks,
Padmini Raghavan.

Trees to ID. 032.jpg
Trees to ID. 029.jpg

Pankaj Kumar

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13 Sept 2010, 1:51:48 pm13/09/10
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This is not Cheilocostus (=Costus). Most probably Alpinia zerumbet.

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Pankaj

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Nayan Singh

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13 Sept 2010, 11:59:00 pm13/09/10
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I too feel, it is Alpinia zerumbet
Thanks
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To: Padmini Raghavan <pad...@gmail.com>
Cc: Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com>; Samir Mehta <samirm...@gmail.com>; efloraofindia <indian...@googlegroups.com>
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