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bindu kapadia

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Sep 17, 2009, 2:50:12 AM9/17/09
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Again at the dame place Lake Kalote.
Seems garden variety
Regards,
Bindu
Picture 002 Lav Ipo.jpg
Picturewhole bush.jpg

Joshi Pankaj

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Sep 17, 2009, 4:52:07 AM9/17/09
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Dear All,
A member of PERIPLOCACEAE....Cryptostegia grandiflora.

Pankaj
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Tabish

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Sep 17, 2009, 5:39:31 AM9/17/09
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Although the flower close-up is not very clear, it does appear to be
Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora), as pointed out by Pankaj Joshi
http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Rubber%20Vine.html
- Tabish
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bindu kapadia

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Sep 17, 2009, 8:29:27 AM9/17/09
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Thanks to you all  Santhoshji, Pankaj ji and Tabishji
Regards,
Bindu

 

singhg .

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Sep 17, 2009, 1:05:36 PM9/17/09
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Yes Cryptostegia grandiflora, but it is a member of Asclepiadaceae. (rather Apocynaceae if you follow most recent phylogenetic systems).

 

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