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Shantanu Bhattacharya

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11-Oct-2010, 2:50:29 pm11/10/10
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Hi
this flower is nice, but somewhat strange
....what is it called?
 
regards....Shantanu.
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Pankaj Kumar

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11-Oct-2010, 2:59:19 pm11/10/10
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Swainsona formosa
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Gurcharan Singh

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11-Oct-2010, 3:02:29 pm11/10/10
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Clianthus puniceus, parrot's bill


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Pankaj Kumar

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11-Oct-2010, 3:04:44 pm11/10/10
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Please recheck for Swainsona formosa. Clianthus doesnt have those
dark black spots.
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Gurcharan Singh

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11-Oct-2010, 3:08:55 pm11/10/10
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Pankaj ji
You are probably right, spots are there though not usual dark.


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Pankaj Kumar

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11-Oct-2010, 3:09:07 pm11/10/10
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I just checked. Clianthus formosus is one of its synonym. So you were close.
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Pankaj Kumar

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11-Oct-2010, 3:12:51 pm11/10/10
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Thanks for the information.
Regards
Pankaj

tanay bose

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11-Oct-2010, 7:35:18 pm11/10/10
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Swainsona formosa native to arid regions of Australia
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