Three-Nerved Leaves

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Pudji Widodo

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Sep 14, 2011, 4:11:33 AM9/14/11
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Dear Friends,

A climber, 1-2 m long. Leaves 3-nerved like Dioscorea, Cinnamomum, Crawfordia etc.  Flowers not seen.  West slope of Mt Slamet, ca 2200 m alt. ID is requested.  Thank You.

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Pudji Widodo
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Dioscorea (3).JPG
Dioscorea (5).JPG

anupam sarmah

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Sep 14, 2011, 4:16:44 AM9/14/11
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Smilax (Smilacaceae)?

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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 14, 2011, 4:41:16 AM9/14/11
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Yes Smilax, the stipular tendrils are clearly visible.


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Ritesh Choudhary

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Sep 14, 2011, 4:42:05 AM9/14/11
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Yes, I can see spines in the second photograph. Must be a Smilax.

Difficult to confirm the species without Flowers/Fruits!

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Ritesh.

Giby Kuriakose

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Sep 14, 2011, 4:59:14 AM9/14/11
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I too think that this could be Smilax sp. of Smilacaceae family.

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Giby

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Pudji Widodo

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Sep 14, 2011, 8:40:08 PM9/14/11
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Dear Anupam Ji, Dr Gurcharan Ji, Ritesh Ji, Giby Ji,

Thank you very much.

Best Wishes,

hari lal

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Sep 15, 2011, 2:45:53 AM9/15/11
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smilax sps commonly called ramdatun
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