Boraginaceae for id 020211MK3

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Muthu Karthick

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Feb 2, 2011, 2:12:23 AM2/2/11
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Dear all,
Please help to id this Boraginaceae member, planted for ornamental in a home garden at Ooty, Nilgiris.

Date/Time- 

24-01-2011 / 09:00 AM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca.2200asl; Ooty, TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

garden

Plant Habit-

big herb

Height/Length- 

50 cm

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

c. 6 X 3 cm

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

Raceme

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

blue; 

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 


Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 



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sheetal chaudhari

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Feb 2, 2011, 4:11:33 AM2/2/11
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Cynoglossum ???

Sheetal Pachpande

Mahadeswara

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Feb 2, 2011, 8:42:03 AM2/2/11
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Could be Heliotropium sps. mostly arboresecens?

On Feb 2, 2:11 pm, sheetal chaudhari <sheetalbot...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Cynoglossum ???
>
> Sheetal Pachpande
>
> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 12:42 PM, Muthu Karthick <nmk....@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > Please help to id this Boraginaceae member, planted for ornamental in a
> > home garden at Ooty, Nilgiris.
>
> >  *Date/Time-*
>
> > 24-01-2011 / 09:00 AM
>
> > *Location- Place, Altitude, GP*
>
> > ca.2200asl; Ooty, TN
>
> > *Habitat-** Garden**/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-*
>
> > garden
>
> > *Plant Habit-*
>
> > big herb
>
> > *Height/Length-*
>
> > 50 cm
>
> > *Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-*
>
> > c. 6 X 3 cm
>
> > *Inflorescence Type/ Size-*
>
> > Raceme
>
> > *Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-*
>
> > blue;
>
> > *Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- *
>
> > *Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- *
> > *
> > *

tanay bose

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Feb 2, 2011, 9:07:13 AM2/2/11
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I think Mahadeswara ji is correct possibly this is Heliotropium arborescens
tanay
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Muthu Karthick

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Feb 3, 2011, 3:59:57 AM2/3/11
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Searched in google-images, yes this is Heliotropium arborescens L. Cherry-pie in English. Refer: http://tropicos.org/Name/4000439
many thanks Madeshji and Tanayji.
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Muthu Karthick, N
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