is it Cleome?

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satish phadke

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Jan 19, 2008, 11:19:49 AM1/19/08
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Can you identify this shrub flowering just now on a hill near Pune?
Satish
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Pravin Kawale

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Jan 21, 2008, 8:18:06 AM1/21/08
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Hi, Satishji
It is not cleome
Itis Cadaba fruiticosa
i.e. Indian cadaba
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satish phadke

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Jan 21, 2008, 8:27:00 AM1/21/08
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Thanks
for the information Rajendra and Pravin for identifying it as Cadaba fruiticosa.
There is very little info.about this.I could find some in Shrikant Ingalhalikar's New book.
Satish

J.M. Garg

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Jan 21, 2008, 10:11:18 PM1/21/08
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Interestinly the following link gives its Syn. as   Cleome fruticosa L. & common name being Indian Cadaba:
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