vine : Stephania japonica ? from Hooghly 20/7/12 SK

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surajit koley

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Jul 20, 2012, 2:24:33 PM7/20/12
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Sir / Madam,

This is another very common roadside vine, often intertwined with other climbers like Tiliacora acuminata Miers. It maybe the Stephania japonica (Thunb.) Miers, as in -
Habit & Habitat : slender climber, very common on roadside
Date : 4/7/12, 11.52 A.M.
Place : Hooghly

I am yet to find its flowers or fruits, for i was not interested in plants.

Thank you & regards,

Surajit Koley

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Satish Phadke

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Jul 21, 2012, 4:13:12 AM7/21/12
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I have not seen this so far but yes it does appear to be Stephania japonica.
Wikipedia mentions it as found near sea....that is the reason it may not be that common in Maharashtra esp Pune( Or I have not observed it yet )
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surajit koley

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Jul 21, 2012, 12:33:33 PM7/21/12
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Sir,

Thank you once again for the probable ID, i am looking forward to get its flower or fruits.

Regards,

surajit

surajit koley

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Jul 27, 2012, 2:35:40 PM7/27/12
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Sir,

Recorded these pics yesterday, 26/7/12 @ 9.47 A.M., at another place from another vine. Again, this climber to remained intertwined with other climbers, Tinospora cordifolia & Coccinia grandis.

Regards,

surajit
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jmgarg1

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Aug 6, 2012, 5:23:02 AM8/6/12
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.

Some earlier relevant feedback:      

“I have not seen this so far but yes it does appear to be Stephania japonica.
Wikipedia mentions it as found near sea....that is the reason it may not be that common in Maharashtra esp Pune( Or I have not observed it yet )” from Satish ji.                       

 

“Thank you once again for the probable ID, i am looking forward to get its flower or fruits.

Regards,
surajit”


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surajit koley

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Aug 6, 2012, 1:25:42 PM8/6/12
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surajit koley

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Oct 23, 2012, 11:28:18 AM10/23/12
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Sir,

Recorded some pictures today of a twiner that i think is the same species in this thread.

Thank you & Regards,

surajit
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surajit koley

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Oct 25, 2012, 12:20:53 PM10/25/12
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Sir,

Attaching seed images of the same plant, recorded today.

Thank you & Regards,

surajit
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ushadi Micromini

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Oct 26, 2012, 2:14:38 AM10/26/12
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Very well done
knew you were persistent and we got to see this rarely seen flowering and then seeds
thanks

usha di

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surajit koley

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Oct 26, 2012, 12:11:04 PM10/26/12
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Thank you very much Usha Di, i also wanted to know which Stephania is this.

Regards,

surajit

surajit koley

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Jan 23, 2013, 11:33:27 AM1/23/13
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Garg Sir,

Please change this id to Stephania japonica var. discolor (Blume) Forman, as in my another post - https://groups.google.com/d/topic/indiantreepix/rSLlHVKjymc/discussion.

I re-checked the seeds of this species too, i have its herbarium, cleaned one of the seeds thoroughly, and there is a perforation in the centre, which i missed earlier.

Thank you,

Regards,

surajit

Ritesh Kumar Choudhary

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Jan 23, 2013, 7:31:00 PM1/23/13
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What a wonderful depiction! I really appreciate your efforts Surajit ji. Thanks for sharing!

Best regards,
Ritesh.

surajit koley

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Jan 23, 2013, 9:02:20 PM1/23/13
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Good morning Ritesh Ji

Thank you very much for confirming. As i look back to my progress i realize that i still forget to record finer details of a plant, like stipules, under surface of a leaf, smell of a flower etc.

Regards,

surajit


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