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Rathinasabapathy Bhuvaragasamy

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Sep 24, 2011, 5:56:45 AM9/24/11
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Pl. find the attached file contain photo for.id. request.
and also confirm is it  Bixa orellana or hybrid or sub sp. Because the seed outer cover is green colour, where as B.o reddish organe.   
 
Date/Time-Location- 23.09.2011, NBNP Garden
Place, Altitude, GPS- ANaikatti, 640 MSL, Coimbatore Dist., 
Habitat- Garden
Plant Habit- Tree
Flowers Size/ Colour- White
 Size Seeds- Outer coat green colour.
 
Thanks

B. Rathinasabapathy
Project Co-ordinator
Nilgiri Biosphere Nature Park
1388, Avinashi Road
Peelamedu
Coimbatore-641004





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Balkar Arya

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Sep 24, 2011, 6:51:25 AM9/24/11
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I think  Bixa orellana only
It may have green fruits pls see
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Giby Kuriakose

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Sep 26, 2011, 5:07:40 AM9/26/11
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Yes, Bixa orellana L. of Bixaceae family. 
 


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Giby

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