Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae Week: Verbenaceae - Duranta erecta

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Dinesh Valke

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Jul 6, 2011, 3:08:12 PM7/6/11
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Duranta erecta L.
  • door-AN-tuh -- named for Castore Durante, 16th century botanist and papal physician to Sixtus V
  • ee-RECK-tuh -- erect, upright

Duranta erecta 
Apr 15, 2007 at a resort near Karnala 


commonly known as: sky flower, golden dew drop, pigeon berry 

Native to: tropical America; cultivated elsewhere in tropics 


  • Pigeon Berry ... Apr 15, 2007 at a resort near Karnala


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Dinesh

Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 7, 2011, 12:43:44 AM7/7/11
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Good one Dinesh ji



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