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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Sep 21, 2021, 2:01:10 PMSep 21
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Dear Members,
Please ID wild plant, very beautiful and rare.  With kind regards, Sam.

Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671

Altitude: 1400fsl

Flower date: 25.08.2021, 03.20pm

Habitat: wild, moisture, nearby stream, filtered sunlight

Plant habit: under shrub, erect, branches and rare roots above base (if stem cuts), semi hard purple stem with red dots 08mm diameter, hairy, annual

Height: 03.5 feet

Leaves: opposite, heart shaped, apex, purple petioles, toothed margins, size:14×9cm

Flower: erect pyramidal racemose, clustered, size:25×15×06mm, violet with white, non fragrant

Fruit: cone shaped, violet into brown, size:07×04mm

Seed: black 4 nos., pea shaped size:1.5×0.5mm

Camera: mobile Samsung Galaxy A21s

153 Identify wild plant
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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Sep 21, 2021, 2:03:10 PMSep 21
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Saroj Kasaju

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Sep 22, 2021, 4:12:25 AMSep 22
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Plectranthus malabaricus (Benth.) R.H.Willemse !

Thank you.

Saroj Kasaju


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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Sep 22, 2021, 5:21:09 AMSep 22
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Yes, it is dear Saroj ji, thank you very much for ID my plant, kind regards, Sam.

Saroj Kasaju

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Sep 22, 2021, 5:25:25 AMSep 22
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My pleasure !
Thank you Sam !

Saroj Kasaju

Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Sep 22, 2021, 11:27:46 AMSep 22
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It is more close to P. idukkianus, dear Saroj ji.  It is a similar variety of P. malabaricus. The distance to Idukki city is only 35km from here and my location is in Idukki district border.  Please check the screen shots, with kind regards, Sam.
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Saroj Kasaju

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Sep 22, 2021, 12:23:33 PMSep 22
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I guess so ! Coleus idukkianus (J.Mathew, Yohannan & B.J.Conn) Smitha!
Thank you.

Saroj Kasaju

Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Sep 22, 2021, 12:27:05 PMSep 22
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Dear Garg ji, Saroj ji, all Members,
Thank you very much for ID my plant, with kind regards, Sam.
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