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Arijit Banerjee

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Aug 12, 2010, 6:08:16 AM8/12/10
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Could some one help identifying this plant please? It was imaged in Baishnabghata, Kolkata in a marshland. The plant as such had a spongy body.

Arijit Banerjee
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Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 12, 2010, 7:11:59 AM8/12/10
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Really nice photograph of possibly Commelina benghalensis. More of leaves would have helped confirmation of species.


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mani nair

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Aug 12, 2010, 9:16:47 AM8/12/10
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Nice macro.
Regards,
Mani.

Mayur Nandikar

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Aug 12, 2010, 10:01:01 AM8/12/10
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Wow!!!!!!!!!!
Nice One.........
The above is either Commelina diffusa or Commelina clavata if u have another picture with flower spathe then pls post it again, It helps in proper identity. Once again Superb photo..........


On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 3:08 AM, Arijit Banerjee <ari...@gmail.com> wrote:
Could some one help identifying this plant please? It was imaged in Baishnabghata, Kolkata in a marshland. The plant as such had a spongy body.

Arijit Banerjee



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tanay bose

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Aug 12, 2010, 5:47:57 PM8/12/10
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Nice catch but cant confirm right away as Mayur ji said
Tanay

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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 14, 2010, 2:25:37 PM9/14/10
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Resurfacing again for ID

Earlier feedback

Me................................................Really nice photograph of possibly Commelina benghalensis. More of leaves would have helped confirmation of species.
Mayur ji.........................................he above is either Commelina diffusa or Commelina clavata if u have another picture with flower spathe then pls post it again, It helps in proper identity. Once again Superb photo..........





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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/ 

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J.M. Garg

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Oct 16, 2010, 1:25:35 AM10/16/10
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise pl.

Earlier relevant feedback:

“Wow!!!!!!!!!!
Nice One.........
The above is either Commelina diffusa or Commelina clavata if u have another picture with flower spathe then pls post it again, It helps in proper identity. Once again Superb photo..........”

 


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Date: 12 August 2010 15:38
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Could some one help identifying this plant please? It was imaged in Baishnabghata, Kolkata in a marshland. The plant as such had a spongy body.

Arijit Banerjee



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J.M. Garg

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Oct 16, 2010, 9:47:01 AM10/16/10
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A reply:
"Thanks Garg sb. it is C. diffusa. i had it checked by Dr. anirban Roy
of West Bengal Biodiversity Board.
best wishes for the festive season,
Arijit Banerjee"

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