Spergularia marina from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Mar 29, 2010, 1:26:58 PM3/29/10
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Spergularia marina (L.) Griseb. (syn: S. rubra var. marina L.) from Delhi, less commonly found along lawns, waste places. Photographed from Vikas Puri, New Delhi. The plant is distinct in leaves usually opposite without pseudowhorls, connate stipules, petals pink in upper part whitish in lowers part, stamens 2-5 in number, three styles and capsule 3-valved, slightly longer than calyx.

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JM Garg

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Oct 2, 2016, 4:01:27 AM10/2/16
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I feel it may be Spergularia rubra (L.) J.Presl & C.Presl only as there is no distribution of Spergularia marina in India as per FOC (with keys), FOP & BSI Flora of India.
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