Erysimum cheiri from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

Feb 28, 2010, 3:50:44 AM2/28/10
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Uploading Erysimum cheiri (L.) Crantz (syn: Cheiranthus cheiri L.) from Delhi., common names Wallflower, Giroflee, Goldback. Commonly grown in temperate climate, rarer in Delhi. No wonder it was displayed under the title of Schizanthus at Delhi University Flower Show.

Date/Time-26-2-2010, 2 pm

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Delhi University Flower Show, Delhi, 213 m asl

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Cultivated in pots

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Branched annual herb

Height/Length- up to 70 cm tall

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Simple, alternate, up to 8  cm , lanceolate

Inflorescence Type/ Size- terminal spreading corymbose racemes

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 2-2.5 cm across, yellow, tinged with purple

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- siliqua 

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.-


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

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