Alisma plantago-aquatica from Gulmarg, Kashmir

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 29, 2011, 2:33:12 AM7/29/11
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Alisma plantago-aquatica L., Sp. Pl. 342 1753.


Common names: Common water-plantain, mad dog weed

Emergent aquatic herb distinct from A. lanceolatum in its ovate-lanceolate or ovate leaves rounded or cordate at base and obtuse petals; petiole 7-30 cm long; panicle up to 55 cm long with 4-8 erect branches; flowers white, about 1 cm across; sepals elliptic-ovate, up to 3 mm long with membranous margin; petals about twice as long as sepals, claw yellow, limb white (or pink); anthers yellow; achenes 2-3 mm long, pale brown.

Photographed from Gulmarg, Kashmir, growing in roadside ditches.  
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Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Jul 29, 2011, 4:09:15 PM7/29/11
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Nice....
Thanks for sharing.
Pankaj


On Jul 29, 11:33 am, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
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Samir Mehta

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Jul 29, 2011, 9:54:19 PM7/29/11
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Agree with you Pankaj ji.
Will look nicer with the date disclosed.

Regards,

Samir

Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 30, 2011, 10:29:18 AM7/30/11
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Samir ji
It was photographed on July 25, 2011


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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/ 

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