Sikkim Flower 3

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Ratna Ghosh

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Nov 7, 2010, 9:21:40 AM11/7/10
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Scientific Name:  Persicaria polystachya
Syn.                :  Polygonum p.
Family             :  Polygonaceae
Flowering         :  Jul-Sep
Location           :  South Sikkim
Date                :  17 Oct.'2010

A shrubby erect perennial with white or pale pink fragrant flowers, in usually erect much-branched terminal clusters.

Requesting Experts' comments regarding ID of this plant.
Thanks and regards
Ratna Ghosh
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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 7, 2010, 9:52:16 AM11/7/10
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Yes, Ratna ji.

Now correctly known as Persicaria wallichii Greuter & Burdet (syn: Persicaria polystachya (Wall. ex Meisn.) H. Gross;  Polygonum polystachyum Wall. ex Meisn.)

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