Wild Herb ID please :: 19-Feb-2012 :: SK :: Hooghly, WB

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surajit koley

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Feb 18, 2012, 8:48:16 PM2/18/12
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Sir,

It is a wild herb found inside an uncultivated area. There were many of them but all were confined to a small place only.
I thought it is *Acmella ciliata*, but the images available in the net feature difference in leaf blade.

Date/Time- 12-Feb-2012 & 14-Feb-2012
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Nalikul, Hooghly, WB (lat 22.830459346159003, lon 88.16768646240234)
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Herb, creeper
Height/Length- about 8 to 10 iinches
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-
Inflorescence Type/ Size- simple, about 2 cm to 3 cm (but i didn't have any measuring tape with me)
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- small button sized
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- NA

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Surajit Koley
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Giby Kuriakose

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Feb 19, 2012, 1:35:23 AM2/19/12
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Please check Acmella uliginosa of Asteraceae famiyly.

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surajit koley

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Feb 19, 2012, 1:38:22 AM2/19/12
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Sir,

I apologize for misleading you.
1) The leaf size of the plant is 40mm from base to apex of the leaf-blade, and with 13.5 mm width at the middle.
2) The diameter of the flower is about 7mm.

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Surajit Koley

Tanay Bose

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Feb 19, 2012, 1:38:22 AM2/19/12
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Yes Acmella uliginosa
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surajit koley

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Feb 19, 2012, 1:41:34 AM2/19/12
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Thank you Sir

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Surajit Koley

surajit koley

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Feb 19, 2012, 1:42:16 AM2/19/12
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Thank you Sir for confirming the ID

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Surajit Koley
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