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raghu ananth

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Mar 11, 2010, 3:57:51 AM3/11/10
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Date/Time-08 Feb 2010

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- 

Anchetty, 

Denkanikota-

Hogenakal forest range,  Tamil nadu, 

1212°31'11"N 77°46'48"E,

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-Wild / dry river bed

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-  Tree - medium sized, 

Height/Length-Approx 7-9 meter/ 

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Shape -Ovate to obovate, Petal -white 5 nos, Leaf tip -obtuse, venation -reticulate, leaf edge-entire, 

Inflorescence Type/ Size-

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-Size-comparable to jasmine,white flowers,slightly whitish-pink buds, filaments -absent (?)

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- Pedicel - Reddish



Regards

Raghu





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Neil Soares

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Mar 11, 2010, 6:09:01 AM3/11/10
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Hi Raghu,
   It is a species of Carvanda [Carissa sp.] a climbing shrub.
                    With regards,
                      Neil Soares.

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Height/Length-Approx 7-9 meter/ 

Inflorescence Type/ Size-



Regards

Raghu


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Muthu Karthick

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Mar 11, 2010, 6:28:36 AM3/11/10
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Carissa caranthus?
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Muthu Karthick

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Mar 12, 2010, 3:23:53 AM3/12/10
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Obtuse leaf tip and larger leaves confirms to Carissa caranthus.
This shrub is commonly seen in shads of river beds.
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