Asteraceae for id 050311MK1

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Muthu Karthick

Mar 5, 2011, 2:01:48 AM3/5/11
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Dear all,
Please help to id this prickled Asteraceae shrub. Sorry for poor photographs.

Location: Ooty town, Nilgiris [roadside]
Altitude: 2000 MSL
Date: 05 Dec 2010; 05:30PM

Height: c. 1 metre
Leaf: c. 15 x 10 cm
Inflorescence: 3- 5cm across; pink

Muthu Karthick, N
Care Earth Trust
#15, second main road,
Thillai ganga nagar,
Chennai - 600 061
Mob: 0091 96268 33911

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Gurcharan Singh

Mar 5, 2011, 3:48:33 AM3/5/11
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May be Silybum marianum

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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 

tanay bose

Mar 5, 2011, 10:10:28 AM3/5/11
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Silybum marianum
Tanay Bose
Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
Department of Botany.
University of British Columbia .
3529-6270 University Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
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Muthu Karthick

Mar 7, 2011, 2:16:45 AM3/7/11
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Yes exactly Singhji and Tanayji, I googled for and got the the images at one hit.
the plant is Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. of Asteraceae, native of Tropical America.
Thank you very much.
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