Wild Flower for ID-09-07-2010-RK

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ranjini kamath

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Jul 9, 2010, 5:53:05 AM7/9/10
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Would appreciate ID of this wild flower.
Date/Time ----- 27-06-10/ around 12.30 pm
Location ---- Bangalore outskirts
Habitat ---- Just a few [5 or 6 ]growing wild outside farm-house gate.
Ht ---- 4- 51/2 ft
Leaves type ---
Inflorescence ---
Flowers size ---- about 31/2"
Fragrance ---- Did not notice any.

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Ranjini Kamath

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Stephen A

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Jul 9, 2010, 6:01:31 AM7/9/10
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Martynia annua.
http://www.google.co.in/images?hl=en&q=martynia+annua&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=univ&ei=UPM2TMyQGcm0rAeV7oWzAg&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&resnum=1&ved=0CCYQsAQwAA
http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Devils%20Claws.html

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tanay bose

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Jul 9, 2010, 8:29:26 AM7/9/10
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Martynia annua Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 618. 1753.

Eflora of China:

1. Description: http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200021447

2. Illustration: http://www.efloras.org/object_page.aspx?object_id=3889&flora_id=2

Eflora of Pakistan

1.Description: http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=5&taxon_id=200021447

2.Illustration: http://www.efloras.org/object_page.aspx?object_id=111449&flora_id=5

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Joshi Pankaj

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Jul 10, 2010, 1:02:38 AM7/10/10
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Martynia annua L. (Martyniaceae)
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ranjini kamath

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Jul 10, 2010, 8:13:45 AM7/10/10
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Thank you all for providing the id.
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