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J.M. Garg

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Aug 27, 2008, 10:03:52 AM8/27/08
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On 17/8/08 in Talakona forest, AP.
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J.M. Garg

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Aug 27, 2008, 11:29:09 AM8/27/08
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It is Starchytarpheta jamaicensis Syn. S. indica, VERBENACEAE :
Erect herbs; flowers in long terminal bracteate spikes, blue. Common
in waste places - Fr & Fr Major part of the year.

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A.shivaprakash

J.M. Garg

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Aug 27, 2008, 11:35:34 AM8/27/08
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Thanks, Shivaprakash ji for ID. Here are a few links for details of Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (Porterweed): http://www.hear.org/Pier/species/stachytarpheta_jamaicensis.htm, http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2392/, http://hort.ufl.edu/shrubs/STAJAMA.PDF
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