Dont know the binomial name...
but your photos show what is known as
'Shobuj tok dhedosh ' in bengali...
ie green sour bhindi....
once in a while one old woman even sells it in my supermarket..
Trying to discover its name I had found this, last year ...
" from wikipedia: English: A wild white Roselle plant growing
on the bank of Irrawaddy River near Kamma, Magway Division, Myanmar.
Date 30 March 2008 Source Own work Author Mgba,
his photograph is at this link:
his picture is exactly like yours...
and Mr garg's pictures of leaves ...couldn't tell, but his gree n
fruits are uncannily like yours...
DID YOU TASTE THEM? ARE THEY SOUR or SOURISH?
On Jul 12, 7:19 pm, Vijayasankar <vijay.botan...@gmail.com
> Abelmoschus ficulneus, perhaps.
> Vijayasankar Raman
> National Center for Natural Products Research
> University of Mississippi
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 1:52 AM, amit chauhan <amitci...@gmail.com
> > Dear all,
> > Sending photos of a malvaceae member. The photograph was taken at
> > Pantnagar, Uttarakhand. About 2 m tall and growing on bunds near cultivated
> > fields. Other details as in photos.Kindly help in identification.
> > regards
> > --
> > Dr. Amit Chauhan
> > Junior Technical Assistant
> > Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Research Centre,
> > Pantnagar, PO Dairy Farm Nagla, Pantnagar, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand
> > 263149
> > ph.05944 234445
> > mob.+919412161087
> > mail: amitci...@gmail.com
> > amitci...@rediffmail.com
> > amit.chau...@cimap.res.in