Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) Week: Astrantia major from SFO, California

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 31, 2011, 9:49:52 PM7/31/11
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Astrantia major L., Sp. Pl. 235 1753.
syn: Astrantia candida Mill.; Astrantia montana Clairv

Common name: Great masterwort

Perennial herb with thick rhizome, the umbell surrounded by large whitish bracts. A common plant in meadows in Europe and Western Asia, introduced in British Isles and elsewhere. Photographed in July from SFO Botanical Garden, California.

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tanay bose

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Jul 31, 2011, 11:02:25 PM7/31/11
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Awesome photos and notes Sir Ji
Thanks for sharing
Tanay
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Balkar Arya

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Jul 31, 2011, 11:06:58 PM7/31/11
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Vow!!!! Awesome Thanks Sir for sharing
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Ushadi micromini

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Aug 2, 2011, 1:46:42 AM8/2/11
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How big are these umbels?
wonderful pics...
usha di
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On Aug 1, 8:06 am, Balkar Arya <balkara...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Vow!!!! Awesome Thanks Sir for sharing
>
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 8:32 AM, tanay bose <tanaybos...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Awesome photos and notes Sir Ji
> > Thanks for sharing
> > Tanay
>
> > On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 6:49 PM, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> >> *Astrantia major* L., Sp. Pl. 235 1753.
> >> syn: *Astrantia candida* Mill.; *Astrantia montana* Clairv
>
> >> Common name: Great masterwort
>
> >> Perennial herb with thick rhizome, the umbell surrounded by large whitish
> >> bracts. A common plant in meadows in Europe and Western Asia, introduced in
> >> British Isles and elsewhere. Photographed in July from SFO Botanical Garden,
> >> California.
>
> >> --
> >> 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: 9810359089
> >>http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/
>
> > --
> > *Tanay Bose*
> > Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
> > Department of Botany.
> > University of British Columbia .
> > 3529-6270 University Blvd.
> > Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
> > Phone: 778-323-4036 (Mobile)
> >            604-822-2019 (Lab)
> >            604-822-6089  (Fax)
> > ta...@interchange.ubc.ca
> > *Webpages:*
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