Request for ID - 171011SR1

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Shradhanjali Rai

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17-Oct-2011, 12:13:55 pm17/10/11
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Hi,
 
These were berries that were growing on the roadside. Any help in its identification would be appreciated.
 
Date/Time- June 12, 2011
Location- Salt Lake, Kolkata, West Bengal
Habitat- Urban
Plant Habit- Shrub
Height -Around 2-3 ft.
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Green
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- Did not see any flowers. The berries are orange and small (around 1 cm in diameter)
 
Thanks,
Shradhanjali Rai
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Dr Pankaj Kumar

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17-Oct-2011, 12:15:46 pm17/10/11
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Seems like Duranta repens to me.
Pankaj



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Neha Singh

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17-Oct-2011, 12:29:28 pm17/10/11
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I know this by Duranta erecta.

Pankaj..are Duranta erecta and Duranta repens synonymous ??

Regards
Neha S

Gurcharan Singh

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17-Oct-2011, 1:04:07 pm17/10/11
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Yes Neha ji, with Datura erecta as accepted name


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Giby Kuriakose

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18-Oct-2011, 1:30:39 am18/10/11
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Yes, Duranta erecta of Verbenaceae family. 


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Giby


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