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J.M. Garg

Nov 22, 2008, 7:10:04 AM11/22/08
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On 2/11/08 at Bot. Gardens in Hyderabad, AP. It was a mat like growth along a water pond.
With regards,
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in Hyderabad, AP I IMG_1427.jpg
in Hyderabad, AP I IMG_1428.jpg

Madhuri Pejaver

Nov 22, 2008, 8:05:46 AM11/22/08
to indiantreepix, J.M. Garg
this a varity of portulica?
succulant plant.

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J.M. Garg

Nov 24, 2008, 2:40:17 AM11/24/08
to, indiantreepix
Thanks, Madhuri ji.

Some extracts from Wikipedia link:

Portulaca grandiflora (Moss-rose Purslane or Moss-rose), is a flowering plant in the family Portulacaceae, native to Argentina, southern Brazil, and Uruguay.[1][2]

It is also seen in the South Asia. In Bangladesh, it is called "Time Fuul". "Time Fuul" means "Time Flower". Because, the flower has a specific time to bloom.

It is a small but fast-growing annual plant growing to 30 cm tall, though usually less. The leaves are thick and fleshy, up to 2.5 cm long, arranged alternately or in small clusters. The flowers are 2.5–3 cm diameter with five petals, variably red, orange, pink, white, and yellow.[1]

It is widely grown in temperate climates as an ornamental plant for annual bedding or as a container plant. It requires ample sunlight and well-drained soils.

Numerous cultivars have been selected for double flowers with additional petals, and for variation in flower color.[1]

According to the Language of Flowers, presenting someone with the Moss-rose is a confession of love.

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JM Garg

Jun 18, 2020, 1:55:55 AM6/18/20
to efloraofindia, Madhuri Pejaver
This should be Portulaca pilosa as per images and details herein.
in Hyderabad, AP I IMG_1427.jpg
in Hyderabad, AP I IMG_1428.jpg
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