Mimosa himalayana from near Nagrota J & K

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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 18, 2011, 10:38:04 PM11/18/11
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Mimosa himalayana Gamble in Kew Bull. 1920: 4. 1920.
syn: Mimosa rubricaulis sensu auct.; Mimosa rubricaulis subsp. himalayana (Gamble) H.Ohashi

A large deciduous shrub with ribbed densely hairy branches with straight or hooked up to 4 mm long prickles; leaf bippinate with up to 25 cm long rachis; pinnae 5-12 pairs, leaflets (pinnules) 6-15 pairs, 3-8 mm long; flowers pink fading to white in 12-15 mm across heads on up to 6 cm long peduncle, forming panicle; pod up to 10 cm long, 4-10 jointed, glabrous, with few prickles on sutures.

May be confused but easily differentiated from M. hamata, latter has shorter rachis (up to 5 cm long), few pairs of pinnae (3-6 pairs), fewer leaflets (6-10 pairs), smaller in size (2-3 mm long) in; shorter peduncle (2-3.5 cm) and shorter falcate pod (6-7 cm), velvety and densely prickly on sutures. 

Photographed from Near Nagrota (10 km from Jammu) in J & K in August



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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 18, 2011, 10:44:02 PM11/18/11
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Any member having access to the following publication may help in knowing differences from typical M. rubicaulis

Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information (Royal Gardens, Kew) © 1920 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
The Indian species of Mimosa by J S Gamble

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Aarti S. Khale

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Nov 18, 2011, 11:10:24 PM11/18/11
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Gurcharan ji,
Thanks for sharing these pictures.
I too have photographed these a little after leaving Jammu.
You could see a number of them along the National highway at a
particular altitude.
Did not find them after climbing higher up to Patni Top.
Regards,
Aarti

On Nov 19, 8:38 am, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> *Mimosa himalayana* Gamble in Kew Bull. 1920: 4. 1920.
> syn: *Mimosa* *rubricaulis* sensu auct.; *Mimosa* *rubricaulis* subsp. *
> himalayana* (Gamble) H.Ohashi


>
> A large deciduous shrub with ribbed densely hairy branches with straight or
> hooked up to 4 mm long prickles; leaf bippinate with up to 25 cm long
> rachis; pinnae 5-12 pairs, leaflets (pinnules) 6-15 pairs, 3-8 mm long;
> flowers pink fading to white in 12-15 mm across heads on up to 6 cm long
> peduncle, forming panicle; pod up to 10 cm long, 4-10 jointed, glabrous,
> with few prickles on sutures.
>
> May be confused but easily differentiated from M. hamata, latter has
> shorter rachis (up to 5 cm long), few pairs of pinnae (3-6 pairs), fewer
> leaflets (6-10 pairs), smaller in size (2-3 mm long) in; shorter peduncle
> (2-3.5 cm) and shorter falcate pod (6-7 cm), velvety and densely prickly on
> sutures.
>
> Photographed from Near Nagrota (10 km from Jammu) in J & K in August
>
> --
> Dr. Gurcharan Singh
> Retired  Associate Professor
> SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
> Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
> Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/
>

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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 18, 2011, 11:15:26 PM11/18/11
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Yes Aarti ji
Common in subtropical Himalayas


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Balkar Singh

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Nov 18, 2011, 11:56:38 PM11/18/11
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Common in Haryana also along bank of canals etc
attaching some pics

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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 19, 2011, 12:02:17 AM11/19/11
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Google search gave me a small peep into Jastor Gamble original paper:
Gamble differentiated this species on the basis of 8-12 pairs of pinnae, each pinna with 16-20 pairs of leaflets most commonly 19, and pod acuminate in most cases.


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Tanay Bose

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Nov 19, 2011, 1:23:50 AM11/19/11
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Hi Sir Ji.
Kindly find attached The Indian species of Mimosa by J S Gamble.
Regards
Tanay
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The Indian species of Mimosa by J S Gamble.pdf

Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 19, 2011, 1:25:38 AM11/19/11
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Thanks a lot Tanay


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