Crossandra nilotica

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Neha Singh

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Sep 28, 2011, 5:35:43 AM9/28/11
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Crossandra nilotica is a small evergreen shrub of
acanthaceae family.
 
Common name- Firecracker Plant

Plant habit- Shrub

Plant height- 1.5 feet - 2 feet.
Habitat- Wild
Location- Pune
Date-  7 th March 2011.


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Firecracker Flower.JPG

Madhuri Raut

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Sep 28, 2011, 5:38:30 AM9/28/11
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lovely color
Regards
Bhagyashri

Neha Singh

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Sep 28, 2011, 5:54:21 AM9/28/11
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Thanks Bhagyashri ji. Yes striking colour.

Dinesh Valke

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Sep 28, 2011, 5:57:00 AM9/28/11
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... did not know of this native (and wild) species ... thanks Neha ji.
Regards.
Dinesh

Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Sep 28, 2011, 9:30:44 AM9/28/11
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Neha, why not Crossandra infundibuliformis?
Pankaj

Neha Singh

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Sep 28, 2011, 10:21:01 AM9/28/11
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Dr. Pankaj, both the leaves and the flower of C. nilotica differ
from Crossandra infundibuliformis.
For comparison I m posting both plant pics ( in a new message).

Regards
Neha

Balkar Arya

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Sep 28, 2011, 1:33:46 PM9/28/11
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Thanks Neha Ji for sharing this beautiful flower
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Dr Balkar Singh
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Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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J.M. Garg

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Apr 14, 2021, 12:07:23 PMApr 14
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Crossandra nilotica.JPG
Firecracker Flower.JPG

Paradesi Anjaneyulu

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Apr 18, 2021, 10:53:03 AMApr 18
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I agree with you Garg Ji,
With regards. 



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