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12112011 RV 2:
This one is a small 3 to 4 feet tall plant,
saw in Rani Bagh, Mumbai yesterday……
seems to me some specie of Solanum…..please indentify.
Solanum mammosum— Nipple Fruit:
Bot. name: Solanum mammosum
Common name: Nipple fruit.
Plant habit: Shrub
Date/Time: 17-12-2011 / 11:45AM
Thanks for sharing. To me it is looking like Udder rather Nipple. 😉
Seen this plant at ” Veer Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai”.
seen only as an exoctic rare event in a bot garden once
thanks for these pictures