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shivaprakash adavanne

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Feb 2, 2010, 11:47:35 AM2/2/10
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hello,

pl find attached a photo of my friend Jose during trek in sahyadris of
southern Maharashtra about fortnight back. Looks like Canscora....,
kindly have a look

regards,
a.shivaprakash

22012010 southern maharashtras sahyadri.jpg

Pinki

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Feb 2, 2010, 11:27:18 PM2/2/10
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the plant is Conscora diffusa.

Alok

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Pardeshi S.

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Feb 2, 2010, 11:37:07 PM2/2/10
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Since the stem and calyx are not winged it points out towards
Canscora diffusa (Vahl.) R. Br. Prodr. 451 (in Obs.), 1810; Cl. in
Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 103, 1883; Cooke, Fl. Pres. Bombay 2: 257,
1958 (Repr.); Almeida, Fl.
Mah. 3: 272, 2001; Singh et al, Fl. Mah. St. 2: 400,
2001.
Synonyms: Gentiana diffusa Vahl., Symb. Bot. 3: 47, 1794.
Exacum diffusum Willd., Sp. Pl. ed. 4,1(2): 637,
1798.
C. lawii Wt., Icon. t. 1327, 1848.
Pladera virgata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 417, 1829.
C. tenella Wt. Ic. Pl. Ind. Orient. 4: 7, t. 1327,
1850.
Flowers: Oct- Jan, in Rocky and hilly places. (also along stream).

Regards
Satish Pardeshi

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