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Dinesh Valke

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Nov 1, 2010, 3:44:40 AM11/1/10
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Apocynaceae (dogbane, or oleander family) »  Plumeria stenophylla
Also spelt: Plumeria stenofilla
Originally spelled: Plumiera, is named in honor of the 17th century French botanist Charles Plumier


ploo-MEER-ee-uh -- referring to a plume or feather
sten-oh-FIL-uh -- meaning narrow leaves


commonly known as: dead man's fingers (Australia), flower of the cross, frangipani, graveyard tree (Caribbean Islands), Mary's flower, may flower (Nicaragua), pagoda tree (Far East), plumeria, temple tree (India), West Indian jasmine • Bengali: kathgolop • Hindi: चम्पा champa, गुलाचिन golachin, गुलैन्ची golenchi • Kannada: ಸಂಪಿಗೆ sampige • Konkani: चाम्पॅ champe • Manipuri: খগীলৈহাও khagi-leihao • Marathi: चाफा chafa • Sanskrit: चाम्पेय champeya, चंपक champaka , हेमपुष्प hemapushpa • Tamil: நெல ஸம்பங்கி nela sampangi


Native to: tropical and subtropical America


Attached views are from gardens of housing complexes in Vaghbil, Thane.
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Balkar Arya

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Nov 1, 2010, 4:02:46 AM11/1/10
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Dinesh Ji
Good, Happy to know that You have All Plumeria's



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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 1, 2010, 9:20:12 AM11/1/10
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Dinesh ji
Would be interested to know how this is different from P. obtusa.


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tanay bose

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Nov 1, 2010, 10:07:46 AM11/1/10
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Very interesting flower character
tanay

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Dinesh Valke

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Nov 1, 2010, 11:45:53 AM11/1/10
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The leaf is very narrow compared to that of P. obtusa, the flower too has slimmer, finger-like petals ... well, that is my description !!!
And the plant on whole has dwarf-like appearance - does not rise high.

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Dinesh Valke

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Nov 1, 2010, 11:45:56 AM11/1/10
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The leaf is very narrow compared to that of P. obtusa, the flower too has slimmer, finger-like petals ... well, that is my description !!!
And the plant on whole has dwarf-like appearance - does not rise high.

Regards.




On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 7:37 PM, tanay bose <tanay...@gmail.com> wrote:

Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 1, 2010, 12:37:50 PM11/1/10
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Thanks for information, Dinesh ji



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Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

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