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Rakesh

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Jun 1, 2011, 11:34:19 AM6/1/11
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Picture taken in Asansol (West Bengal) dt. 28/05/2011, 8:53 AM. I’ve seen this species from my childhood. Sort of a creeper. Very common in open grassland. I like the flowers though.
 
Rakesh Khedwal
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ajinkya gadave

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Jun 1, 2011, 11:35:55 AM6/1/11
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comelina 

Vijayasankar

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Jun 1, 2011, 12:40:58 PM6/1/11
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Yes, it is Commelina benghalensis.
 
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Vijayasankar Raman
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi
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