A bunch of pink flowers

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kiran srivastava

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Jan 23, 2009, 11:15:13 PM1/23/09
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Here is another bunch of pink flowers from Upper Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh. A small shrub. Request identification please?
 
Cheers,
Kiran Srivastava
Mumbai

kiran srivastava

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Jan 23, 2009, 11:16:56 PM1/23/09
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Oops! Here are the photographs!
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Kenneth Greby

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Jan 23, 2009, 11:31:01 PM1/23/09
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 Some sort of Melastomaceae, but not sure which one.

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Ken Greby
Broward County, Florida USA


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Swapna Prabhu

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Jan 24, 2009, 12:36:50 AM1/24/09
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Beatiful pictures!

This is Oxyspora paniculata.

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Swapna.
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vinod kumar gupta

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Jan 24, 2009, 7:17:21 AM1/24/09
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Another shot of what I believe the same tree
 
Taken near roing(mishmi hills) on 30.10.8
 
Vinod


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Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2009 11:06:50 AM
Subject: [indiantreepix:7920] Re: A bunch of pink flowers

satish phadke

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Jan 26, 2009, 1:49:26 AM1/26/09
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Thanks Kiran and Vinod for sharing these beautiful flowers from Family Melastomataceae.
Some features of the family which are observed in above pictures are:
Leaves:simple,opposite?,lacking stipules.
1-4 secondary veins on each side of mid vein originating at base and anastomosing apically. Tertiary veins numerous parallel.Inflorescence cymose.Flowers bisexual actinomorphic.Anthers introrse basifixed. Pistil and style 1.Stigma minute etc
Satish Phadke
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J.M. Garg

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Jan 27, 2009, 1:55:24 AM1/27/09
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Links for Oxyspora paniculata (bristletips): http://www.hear.org/Pier/species/oxyspora_paniculata.htm (detailed desc.), http://flickr.com/photos/25530142@N08/2451706994/ (a pic.), http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2180/2464945850_5323d34048_o.jpg (a pic.), http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1078/1464279028_4e042ac0db.jpg (a pic.).

2009/1/26 satish phadke <phadke...@gmail.com>

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