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Thiruvengadam Ekambaram

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Jun 17, 2010, 6:26:24 AM6/17/10
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I took this flower picture during Nature camp to the Nilgiri Biosphere
Reserve –also Avalanche- Kunda Forest Reserve-

Date/Time-12.5.10 ----2.45 pm
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- ------ Avalanche- Kunda Forest Reserve
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- -----Garden
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- -------------
Height/Length- -----------------1 meter
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-----Narrow -3 inch
Inflorescence Type/ Size-
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- -- As seen in the picture
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-

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E.Thiruvengadam
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Chembur, Mumbai - 400074

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Vijayadas D

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Jun 17, 2010, 7:57:08 AM6/17/10
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In Malayalam it is known as Kadhali chedi , fruits are edible and will give purple color to tongue.


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tanay bose

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Jun 17, 2010, 8:50:40 AM6/17/10
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Dear Thiruvengadam Ji,
I think the plant is Osbeckia octandra DC. from the family Melastomaceae.
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Kenneth Greby

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Jun 17, 2010, 8:51:41 AM6/17/10
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Tibouchina urvilleana (Melastomaceae).

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tanay bose

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Jun 17, 2010, 9:00:25 AM6/17/10
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Thanks Ken a mistake from em, this is a new plant for me I mistook it as Osbekia !!
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Kenneth Greby

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Jun 17, 2010, 9:10:32 AM6/17/10
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Tanay--

 No problem. Osbeckia is a new one for me; I had to look it up. There are quite a few rather similar, showy Melastomaceae.

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