Smithia conferta ?

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J.M. Garg

Oct 30, 2009, 11:34:19 AM10/30/09
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Aparna Watve

Oct 30, 2009, 1:41:05 PM10/30/09
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Yes it is Smithia conferta and the pic nicely shows the clear
distinguishing character- flowers solitary or in pairs in axils of
crowded leaves at branch ends. Also the rigid calyx with parallel
veins (a major key in Smithia spp.)
Dr. Aparna Watve
Dr. Aparna Watve
Asha Appt, Shanti Nagar, Ekata Colony
Nr. BSNL tower, Akbar Ward,
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