For ID 021011- some Rotala sp. ?

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Neha Singh

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Oct 2, 2011, 5:51:38 AM10/2/11
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Dear all,   I photographed this shrub at Pu La Deshpande Garden, Pune. It looks like Rotala sp.  Is there any such Rotala sp which has white flowers ???
Plz Identify.


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Dated- 01/10/11

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Neha Singh

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Dinesh Valke

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Oct 2, 2011, 8:33:14 AM10/2/11
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This must be false heather. Cuphea hyssopifolia, native of Central America, cultivated elsewhere as ornamental.
Flower colour ranges from pink to white.

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Dinesh

Balkar Arya

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Oct 2, 2011, 10:30:34 AM10/2/11
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I am Agree with your id Dinesh Ji
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Neha Singh

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Oct 2, 2011, 10:54:36 AM10/2/11
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Thanks Dinesh Sir and Balkar sir .

Cuphea hyssopifolia / Mexican Heather it is.

Regards
Neha

Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Oct 2, 2011, 8:55:56 PM10/2/11
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Yes, Cuphea hyssopifolia.
Thanks for sharing.
Pankaj



On Oct 2, 10:54 pm, Neha Singh <neha.vind...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Dinesh Sir and Balkar sir .
>
> * *Cuphea hyssopifolia / Mexican Heather it is.
>
> Regards
> Neha
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