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Pink evening-primprose, Rose evening-primrose, Rose of Mexico;

id please:
Picture is taken from Maharashtra on the way to Panchgani

Herb for id from Ooty 170211MK1:
Please help to id this herb. Photographed on a private garden floor at Ooty, Nilgiris.
Date/Time- 24-01-2011 / 11:10 AM
Location- Place, Altitude, GP ca.2200asl; Ooty, TN
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- garden floor
Plant Habit-herb
Height/Length- 30 cm long
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- ca.5 x 3 cm;
Inflorescence Type/ Size- single
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- c. 2.5 cm across

– It seems to be Oenothera sp. Please verify with Fyson’s flora of south Indian Hill station or Matthew’s(1999) flora of Palni hills

Oenothera rosea

Flora of Chakrata:Oenothera rosea from Chakrata near Makhti pokhari Village:
Oenothera rosea from Chakrata near Makhti pokhari Village
small herb with beautiful flowers


VOF Week: Epilobium sp-1 at Joshimath:
Epilobium sp. (Family: Onagraceae) at Joshimath.

Pink Evening PrimroseOenothera rosea

Yes, rightly concluded

Xylopleurum roseum:
Xylopleurum roseum syn of Oenothera rosea

family Onagraceae
Last week on a roadside in Mahabeleshwar

efloraofindia: For ID 271112SP18:
Please help me to identify this flower.
Location – Chakrata.
Date: 10/10/2011
habitat : Wild

Oenothera rosea.

efloraofindia: For ID 271112SP2 : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2).

Please help me to identify this flower.
Location – Panchgani
Date: March, 14
habitat : Wild

Any Oenothera..??

Could this be some Boerhavia sp..

I hope Oenothera rosea


Oenothera rosea L’Hér. ex Aiton SN June 15 :  1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2).
Oenothera rosea L’Hér. ex Aiton, Onagraceae,
Garden escape found wild in coonor area of Nilgiri near tea estate.


Sinhagad, Aug 2014 :: Requesting ID of this plant :: ARKAUG-07 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).
Requesting to please ID this plant captured at Sinhagad, Pune in Aug 2014. Did not see much individuals around, just a couple of them..

Check for Oenothera roseum..

Thank you … for ID…

Kemmangundi Road Karnataka
Date: 13 NOV 2016 … Altitude: ~ 1021 – 1369 m (3349 – 4491 ft) asl
Oenothera rosea L’Hér. ex Aiton … (family: Onagraceae)

Yes …, very good photographs.

Herb for ID, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh NAW-JUL17-01 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Kindly identify this wild herb growing in a house on the vertical faces of terraced garden in Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh. Photographed in June 2017

Oenothera rosea

Oenothera rosea L’Hér. ex Aiton : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Location: Chhauni, Nepal  
Date: 6 May 2012
Altitude: 4600 ft.
Habit : Wild

Could be Oenothera rosea.

Oh 🙂 … …, I overlooked the subject line.

Oenothera rosea Aiton : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)- around 600 kb each.
Location : Chandragiri Hills, Kathmandu, Nepal
Elevation : 8200 ft.
Date : 28 June 2018
Habit : Wild


Oenothera rosea L’Hér. ex Aiton : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)- around 700 kb each.
Location: Nagarkot, Bhaktapur
Date: 16  May 2019
Elevation: 1880 m.
Habit : Wild 

Near Pangot Uttarakhand June’06; at around 1800-2000mtrs at Dharamshala- Aug’09?; October,09 Chakrata- near Deharadun; Chakarata- October’09; Mohra near Uri on June 24 and Botanical Garden near Cheshmashahi on June 26, 2010;

Oenothera rosea from Kashmir – efloraofindia | Google Groups

Pink Evening Primrose : 2 posts by 2 authors.
Pink Evening Primrose (Oenothera rosea)
Above Mcleodganj, Dharamshala, HP
Growing on a stone wall
3 September 2014
About 1750m
Common around the area growing from crevices and on stone walls. 

Thanks… this always attracts..!!


Oenothera rosea/ABMAR26 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
This one is already out and soon we will have them aplenty mainly growing on stone walls.
I think it is the Pink Evening Primrose. Please advise.
Oenothera rosea
Above Mcleodganj, Dharamshala, HP
22 March 2015

Yes, this is Oenothera rosea

nice. i’ll love to see an open (fully) face of this or similar flower if have any

Here are some old images. I will find some fresh ones soon and share again. 2 imgaes.

yes and  thanks for the flower face

This one I found today and thought of sharing the photograph. There are many more dotting the walls and slopes now. Attachments (1)


Is this a Oenothera rosea?: 1 image.

Place- Panchmari, M.P.
Date- 8.7.21

Yes !


Oenothera rosea L’Her. ex Aiton: 7 very high res. images.

Location: Kalikot, West Nepal
Altitude: 1696m.
Date: 15 August 2021
Habit : Wild


Help me to identify this Oenothera sp from Kashmir valley: 3 high res. images.

Oenothera rosea L’Her. ex Aiton




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