[efloraofindia:33845] Commelina Sp??-030510-PKA1

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Prashant awale

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May 3, 2010, 9:21:11 AM5/3/10
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Dear Friends,
Came across this herb in Mizoram. The leaves were looking somewhat similar to those of Commelina sp. I could not get any flower pics.

Date/Time: 11-11-2008 / 10:15AM
Location: Mizoram
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Herb
Leaves: Alternate, Sessile, lanceshaped, 2 to 10cm
Flowers: Not seen

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Prashant

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Ritesh Choudhary

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May 3, 2010, 7:28:50 PM5/3/10
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looks like Aneilema sps.

Ritesh.
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Pardeshi S.

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May 4, 2010, 12:51:30 AM5/4/10
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Hell aoo
it is some Murdannia species. the fruit and the apex typically of
Murdannia.

Regards
Satish Pardeshi

Gurcharan Singh

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May 21, 2010, 6:11:22 AM5/21/10
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Resurfacing again for ID

Earlier feedback

Ritesh ji.......................looks like Aneilema
Pardeshi.....................it is some Murdannia species. the fruit  and the apex typically of
Murdannia.


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Mayur Nandikar

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May 21, 2010, 8:42:26 AM5/21/10
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Hello,
This may be Pollia sp.
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Mr. Mayur D. Nandikar,
Research Student,
Department of Botany,
Shivaji University,
Kolhapur.

Ritesh Kumar Choudhary

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May 21, 2010, 11:35:02 AM5/21/10
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Hello Mayurji,
 
This is surely not Pollia sp.
 
In my view, this cud be Rhopalephora scaberrima (Blume) Faden, Phytologia. 37: 480. 1977.
=Aneilema scaberrima Blume
 
Regards,
Ritesh.

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Mayur Nandikar

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May 24, 2010, 9:25:13 AM5/24/10
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Hello to all,

Here some Images of Rhopalephora scaberrima.
Thnx
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Prashant awale

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May 24, 2010, 2:31:18 PM5/24/10
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Dear Mayur ji, Ritesh ji,
I have few photos from Mizoram of similar flowers. Requesting you to have a look.
regards
Prashant
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Mayur Nandikar

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May 25, 2010, 1:56:20 AM5/25/10
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Hello,

         The above images are nothing but some Rhopalephora but its difficult to determine the species. But your earlier images are much closer to Pollia sps. 
         In southern India we have only single species of Rhopalephora i.e R. scaberrima.(earlier posted by me).
         According to Dr. Faden in his article the Genus Rhopalephora he said "Rhopalephora consist of abt four ill defined species separated from one another largely on characters of the mature capsules. and final taxonomic treatment of the species must await further studies, particularly with living material.
        above given pictures is definitely different than R. scaberrima (on the basis of capsule and 
inflorescence ) it might be R. vitiensis or R.micrantha.

Thanx      

Ritesh Kumar Choudhary

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May 25, 2010, 2:20:40 AM5/25/10
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Thanx for the information Mayurji,

I've come across only one species of Rhopalephora i.e. R. scaberrima in NE India. May be this cud be something different. Hoping you to put more effort in resolving the identity as you are working on the same family in detail.
All the best.

Regards,
Ritesh.

Prashant awale

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May 25, 2010, 12:34:18 PM5/25/10
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Thanks Mayur ji, Ritesh ji for all your efforts. Nice to see that we are coming closer to ID..
regards
Prashant

J.M. Garg

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Jun 5, 2010, 9:30:30 AM6/5/10
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Forwarding again for Id assistance pl.

Earlier relevant feedback:

looks like Aneilema sps.

Ritesh.”
 

“it is some Murdannia species. the fruit  and the apex typically of
Murdannia.

Regards
Satish Pardeshi”
 

“This may be Pollia sp.” from Mayur ji.



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mayur nandikar

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Jun 5, 2010, 9:48:16 AM6/5/10
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Hello,
 
As I said earlier this may be 

Pollia subumbellata C.B.Clarke or  Pollia hasskarlii  R. S. Rao

Thanx


Research Student,
Department of Botany,
Shivaji University, Kolhapur (MS)
India- 416 004

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