Withania somnifera

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Satish Phadke

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Sep 30, 2011, 5:48:57 AM9/30/11
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Withania somnifera ( L.)
Family : Solanaceae
Native. Ashvagandha अश्वगंधा
Undershrub 90cm ; branched. Leaves5-10bye2.5-5.0cm ovate minutely stellately pubescent. Apex subacute. Flowers yellow green. Berries globose, smooth, red when ripe.
A highly medicinal plant.
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Dr Satish Phadke
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hari lal

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Sep 30, 2011, 5:50:01 AM9/30/11
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very nice sir thanks for sharing
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mani nair

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:27:07 AM9/30/11
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Excellent photos.  The leaves of this plant are taken by obese people to reduce weight and the root  is taken by people who wants to increase their weight !!
Regards,
Mani.

Dinesh Valke

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:31:18 AM9/30/11
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Satish ji ... please let know the time of this sighting ... will help me to go in search of this plant ... not yet lucky to meet this plant.
Regards.
Dinesh

Pinki

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Sep 30, 2011, 6:41:40 AM9/30/11
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very beautiful photographs Satish Ji....congratulations...

Alok


On Sep 30, 2:48 am, Satish Phadke <drsmpha...@gmail.com> wrote:
> *Withania somnifera* ( L.)
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H S

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Oct 2, 2011, 5:21:39 AM10/2/11
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Withania somnifera is quite common near hill stations..

also in Kaas plateau  

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 - H.S.

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