Asteraceae for id 050311MK1

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Muthu Karthick

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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

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Care Earth Trust
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Chennai - 600 061
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Gurcharan Singh

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


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tanay bose

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Mar 5, 2011, 10:10:28 AM3/5/11
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Silybum marianum
tanay
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Tanay Bose
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Department of Botany.
University of British Columbia .
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Muthu Karthick

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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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