Creeper for ID : 311010-AK-1

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Aarti S. Khale

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Oct 31, 2010, 2:59:49 AM10/31/10
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Date/Time : 4th & 5th of October, 2010.
Location Place : Roadside,Nasik,Maharashtra ... Altitude : do not know
... GPS : do not know
Habitat : Wild... Type : ...
Plant Habit : ... Height : ... Length : 3-4 feet.
Leaves Type : ... Shape : as seen ... Size : ...
Inflorescence Type : ... Size : ...
Flowers Size : less than 1 inch ... Colour : maroon ... Calyx : ...
Bracts : ...
Fruits Type : not seen ... Shape : ... Size : ... Seeds :

Other Info :
Fragrance : do not know ... Pollinator : do not know ... Uses : do not know


Thanks
Aarti Khale

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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 15, 2010, 2:57:40 PM11/15/10
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Resurfacing again for ID


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Vijayasankar

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Nov 15, 2010, 3:24:21 PM11/15/10
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Macroptilium atropurpureum.

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Vijayasankar


Satish Phadke

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Nov 16, 2010, 1:06:29 PM11/16/10
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I have a picture of a plant similar to this one.
Dr Phadke
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Satish Phadke

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Nov 16, 2010, 1:09:36 PM11/16/10
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I agree with Macroptilium atropurpureum. a Fabaceae climber naturalized in India
The odd lobed leaf is seen in many images in google search.
Dr phadke

Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 16, 2010, 1:26:46 PM11/16/10
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Macroptilium atropurpureum (DC.) Urb. Symb. Antill. (Urban). 9(4): 457. 1928
Basionym: Phaseolus atropurpureus ex DC. Prodr. (DC.) 2: 395. 1825

Kew designates few as type of this this seems oldest: R. Spruce 5791; 1857.

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Pankaj

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