Gomphocarpus physocarpus from Arunachal Pradesh_RKC02_021110

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Ritesh Kumar Choudhary

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Nov 2, 2010, 1:07:07 AM11/2/10
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Dear all,

Pl find some fotos of Gomphocarpus physocarpus from NE India.

Date/Time-  April, 2007

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS: ca 700m, Damro village, Upper Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh

Habitat: Cultivated at garden

Plant Habit: Shrub

Height/Length: ca 2 m high.

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Ritesh.
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Balkar Arya

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Nov 2, 2010, 9:22:58 AM11/2/10
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Gorgeous snaps Ritesh Ji

Thanks for sharing


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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 2, 2010, 9:54:04 AM11/2/10
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According to IPNI the accepted name is

Asclepias physocarpa Schltr. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. xxi. Beibl. liv. 8.

Syn:
Gomphocarpus physocarpus E.Mey. Commentariorum de plantis Africae
Australioris 1 1836

Asclepias is for Asklepios, the god of healing in Greek mythology
Gomphocarpus means nail like fruit.!!
physocarpa means bladder like fruit !!

Regards
Pankaj

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Department of Habitat Ecology
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tanay bose

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Nov 2, 2010, 10:05:31 AM11/2/10
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The fruits of this plant has spines.
Tanay

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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 3, 2010, 1:14:18 PM11/3/10
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Then the word Gomphocarpus should mean nails or spines on fruit!!
Regards
Pankaj

On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 10:43 PM, Dr Pankaj Kumar <sahani...@gmail.com> wrote:


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> Tanay
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> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 7:24 PM, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com>


> wrote:
>> According to IPNI the accepted name is
>
>> Asclepias physocarpa Schltr. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. xxi. Beibl. liv. 8.
>
>> Syn:
>> Gomphocarpus physocarpus E.Mey. Commentariorum de plantis Africae
>> Australioris 1 1836
>
>> Asclepias is for Asklepios, the god of healing in Greek mythology
>> Gomphocarpus means nail like fruit.!!
>> physocarpa means bladder like fruit !!
>
>> Regards
>> Pankaj
>

>> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 6:52 PM, Balkar Arya <balkara...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Gorgeous snaps Ritesh Ji
>
>> > Thanks for sharing
>
>> > --
>> > Regards
>
>> > Dr Balkar Singh
>> > Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
>> > Arya P G College, Panipat
>> > Haryana-132103
>> > 09416262964
>
>> --
>> ***********************************************
>> "TAXONOMISTS GETTING EXTINCT AND SPECIES DATA DEFICIENT !!"
>
>> Pankaj Kumar Ph.D. (Orchidaceae)
>> Research Associate
>> Greater Kailash Sacred Landscape Project
>> Department of Habitat Ecology
>> Wildlife Institute of India
>> Post Box # 18
>> Dehradun - 248001, India
>
> --

> *Tanay Bose*


> Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
> Department of Botany.
> University of British Columbia .
> 3529-6270 University Blvd.
> Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
> Phone: 778-323-4036 (Mobile)
>             604-822-2019 (Lab)
> ta...@interchange.ubc.ca

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On Nov 2, 7:05 pm, tanay bose <tanaybos...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The fruits of this plant has spines.
> Tanay
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 7:24 PM, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > According to IPNI the accepted name is
>
> > Asclepias physocarpa Schltr. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. xxi. Beibl. liv. 8.
>
> > Syn:
> > Gomphocarpus physocarpus E.Mey. Commentariorum de plantis Africae
> > Australioris 1 1836
>
> > Asclepias is for Asklepios, the god of healing in Greek mythology
> > Gomphocarpus means nail like fruit.!!
> > physocarpa means bladder like fruit !!
>
> > Regards
> > Pankaj
>
> > On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 6:52 PM, Balkar Arya <balkara...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Gorgeous snaps Ritesh Ji
>
> > > Thanks for sharing
>
> > > --
> > > Regards
>
> > > Dr Balkar Singh
> > > Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
> > > Arya P G College, Panipat
> > > Haryana-132103
> > > 09416262964
>
> > --
> > ***********************************************
> > "TAXONOMISTS GETTING EXTINCT AND SPECIES DATA DEFICIENT !!"
>
> > Pankaj Kumar Ph.D. (Orchidaceae)
> > Research Associate
> > Greater Kailash Sacred Landscape Project
> > Department of Habitat Ecology
> > Wildlife Institute of India
> > Post Box # 18
> > Dehradun - 248001, India
>
> --
> *Tanay Bose*
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