Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae Week: Verbenaceae, Duranta repens from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 6, 2011, 11:16:15 PM7/6/11
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Duranta erecta L., Sp. pl. 2:637. 1753
syn: Duranta repens L.; Duranta plumieri Jacq.; Duranta ellisia Jacq.

Common Names: golden dewdrop, pigeon-berry, skyflower   

Another common hedge shrub in Delhi, with handing bluish inflorescence. Photographed from Delhi.
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Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 6, 2011, 11:18:05 PM7/6/11
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The new Name is Duranta erecta, as indicated in citation but missed in subject line


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Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

formp...@yahoo.com

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Jul 7, 2011, 3:06:29 PM7/7/11
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I wanted to ask the group has anybody noticed any pigeon eating the berries of this Duranta? Or for that matter any sparrow, munia, tailerbird???
Madhuri

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From: Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2011 08:46:15 +0530
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Subject: [efloraofindia:73481] Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae Week: Verbenaceae, Duranta repens from Delhi

H S

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Jul 8, 2011, 2:09:28 AM7/8/11
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Ya i have seen sparrow eating berries, but have no idea that they were eating whole berry or just outer skin.

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