Plant for ID SMP 28/2/2010 Climber

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Satish Phadke

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Mar 4, 2010, 8:43:24 AM3/4/10
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A huge climber observed near the gate of Agharkar Research Institute Pune.
Captured some flowers fallen on the ground. Sorry for poor quality of other pictures.


Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-  

 

 Climber may be called liana

Height/Length-

 

 was climbing on adjacent big trees of10-12 meters

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-

 

 Whorled/?compound

Inflorescence Type/ Size-

 

 clusters

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-

 

 White 2cm

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-

 

 

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.-

 


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Gurcharan Singh

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Mar 4, 2010, 8:50:05 AM3/4/10
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I would be tempted to call it Vallaris solanacea


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Satish Phadke

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Mar 4, 2010, 8:58:19 AM3/4/10
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Thanks Gurcharan ji
It certainly appears to be the same.
Earlier Pravin ji Geetha ji, Garg ji have posted this climber from different parts of the country and from diff. seasons. One sanskit/Marathi name coined to this is Vish Vallari.(Poisonous climber) Anybody knows the reason?

tanay bose

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Mar 4, 2010, 9:00:03 AM3/4/10
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i will also support Gurcharan Ji in this matter it is Vallaris solanacea ...i am sure !!!!!!
Regards
Tanay

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Gurcharan Singh

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Mar 4, 2010, 9:15:46 AM3/4/10
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Thanks Tanay for confirmation. Satish ji here is some information:
Latex mildly irritant, applied to wounds and sores. Bark bitter and astringent forms constituent of an Ayurvedic medicine Vishagarabha taila. 


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