Is it Plumeria??

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Shantanu Bhattacharya

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08-Sept-2010, 11:15:28 am08/09/10
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Hi
taken this snap of flower in my locality yesterday.
Is it a variety of Frangipani (Plumeria alba)?
 
please help with the ID?
 
Shantanu Bhattacharya.
Dept. of Biology.
Vivekananda Mission School (ICSE).
Joka, Kolkata.
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Kenneth Greby

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08-Sept-2010, 11:17:53 am08/09/10
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Adenium obesum. Same family-- Apocyanaceae.

Regards--
Ken.


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Bhatt Sweta

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08-Sept-2010, 11:18:43 am08/09/10
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it seems more like Adenium obassium... Pict of entire plant will help better.

Shantanu Bhattacharya

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08-Sept-2010, 11:31:40 am08/09/10
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Thanks a lot.......is it related to Plumeria?
please tell the common name of the species
 
Shantanu  :)

 

Shantanu Bhattacharya

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08-Sept-2010, 11:37:39 am08/09/10
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Is it the same flower.....Adenium obesum???
pic taken at Shantiniketan in the resort garden.
 
Shantanu  :)

 
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Gurcharan Singh

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08-Sept-2010, 11:51:09 am08/09/10
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Shantanu ji
Firstly it is much smaller plant than Plumeria and secondly the stem tapers conspicously from almost swollen base. Most commonly grown in pots in Delhi.

It is commonly known as Desert rose.
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Pankaj Kumar

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08-Sept-2010, 12:08:18 pm08/09/10
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Adenium obesum for sure. This is a herb, Plumeria is a tree or shrub.
This plant is considered to be good for creating structural bonsai!!,
commonly called as Desert Rose.

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Pankaj


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Shantanu

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08-Sept-2010, 1:34:18 pm08/09/10
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Thanks a lot for the informations on Adenium...

regards
Shantanu : )

tanay bose

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08-Sept-2010, 5:16:49 pm08/09/10
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Adenium obesum indeed i has couple of them
Tanay

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Bhatt Sweta

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14-Sept-2010, 11:26:37 am14/09/10
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also known as natural bonsai...as it tends to be sort of swollen or stout in appearance...and grows well in the pots
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