Plant with aromatic roots

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manudev madhavan

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10-Mar-2011, 7:04:44 am10/03/11
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Dear all,

Could this be a species of Polygala???
A small plant collected from the grasslands of Manikkunu Hills near Kalpetta, Wayanad District, Kerala
Collection date: 08.10.2009

The roots of the plant has a characteristic smell..

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Systematic & Floristic Lab,
Department of Botany, 
Centre for Postgraduate Studies & Research 
St. Joseph's College, Devagiri
Kozhikode- 673 008
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C KUNHIKANNAN

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10-Mar-2011, 1:52:51 pm10/03/11
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yes it is a species of polygala
kunhikannan

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Mahadeswara

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10-Mar-2011, 10:48:37 pm10/03/11
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Yes.

On Mar 10, 5:04 pm, manudev madhavan <manudevkmadha...@gmail.com>
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> Dear all,
>
> Could this be a species of *Polygala*???
> A small plant collected from the grasslands of Manikkunu Hills near
> Kalpetta, Wayanad District, Kerala
> Collection date: 08.10.2009
>
> The roots of the plant has a characteristic smell..
>
> regards
>
> --
> *Manudev K Madhavan*
> Junior Research Fellow
> Systematic & Floristic Lab,
> Department of Botany,
> Centre for Postgraduate Studies & Research
> St. Joseph's College, Devagiri
> Kozhikode- 673 008
> Mob: 9496470738
>
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amit chauhan

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11-Mar-2011, 10:49:39 pm11/03/11
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Dear all,

It is certainly a Polygala sp. but needs more photos for confirming.
Yes Polygala do have characteristic smell in roots. I have also
collected a Polygala crotolaroides which have a characteristic flesh
and aromatic roots

regards
Amit


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Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Research Centre,
Pantnagar, PO Dairy Farm Nagla, Pantnagar, Udham Singh Nagar,
Uttarakhand 263149
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J.M. Garg

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Some earlier relevant feedback:

“yes it is a species of polygala
kunhikannan”

 

Yes.” from Mahadeswara ji.

 

“It is certainly a Polygala sp. but needs more photos for confirming.


Yes Polygala do have characteristic smell in roots. I have also
collected a Polygala crotolaroides which have a characteristic flesh
and aromatic roots

regards
Amit”

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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.
Some earlier relevant feedback:
“yes it is a species of polygala
kunhikannan”
 
“Yes.” from Mahadeswara ji.
 
“It is certainly a Polygala sp. but needs more photos for confirming. Yes Polygala do have characteristic smell in roots. I have also
collected a Polygala crotolaroides which have a characteristic flesh and aromatic roots
regards
Amit”

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J.M. Garg

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