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:
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