Request for ID -210310SC1

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shobha chavda

Mar 21, 2010, 11:48:21 AM3/21/10
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Halo Everybody,

Attaching a flower photo for Id.

Request for ID –  210310SC1


Date / Time – 17 th Jan. 2010 / 6.57 pm

Location – Place /Altitude / GPS –  Nuwara Eliya,Sri Lanka. About 8000ft.above sea-level

Habitat – Garden/ Urban/ Wild / Type – Garden

Plant Habit – Tree/Shrub / Climber /Herb – Herb

Height /Length – About 1.5 ft.

Leaves Type / Shape / Size – Obovate.

Inflorescence Type /Size –

Flowers Size /Colour /Calyx – petals lavander.

Fruits Type /Shape /Size / Seeds –  

Other Information like Fragrance,Pollinator,Uses etc –

Kindly help in identifying.



Copy of Sri Lanka 294.jpg

tanay bose

Mar 21, 2010, 12:02:49 PM3/21/10
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Dear Shobha Ji,
This Plant is
Vinca major Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 209. 1753. [ Family Apocynaceae]
Herbs to 1 m tall, flowering stems to 30 cm. Leaf blade elliptic, ovate, or broadly ovate, 2-9 X 2-6 cm, base truncate or subcordate, margin ciliate with hairs 0.1-1 mm; lateral veins to 5 pairs. Pedicel 3-5 cm. Sepals narrowly triangular, ca. 9 mm, densely ciliate. Corolla bluish purple, tube 1.2-1.5 cm, limb 3-5 cm in diam., lobes obliquely truncate. Anthers short, applanate, apex puberulent. Follicles spreading, ca. 5 cm. Fl. Mar-May. 2n = 92.



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Kenneth Greby

Mar 22, 2010, 6:21:09 PM3/22/10
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This is Vinca major.

Ken Greby.

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