Herbaceous climber from Pardhana Panipat

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Balkar Arya

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Mar 30, 2010, 9:19:35 PM3/30/10
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Dear Members
a herbaceous climber from Pardhana Panipat for id pls
my id is Dregea volubilis. But does not match  much with this species available on Flowersofindia as here in this case stem is hairy flowers are white to creamish
any further clarification pls

 

Date/Time-

 

27 March 2010

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-

 

Village Pardhana Panipat- Haryana

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type

wild

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb

Herbaceous climber

Height/Length-

 

On small Acacia nilotica tree

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-

 

Simple, cordate

Inflorescence Type/ Size-

 

Axillary  cymes

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts

White, creamish

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds

 

 

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.-

 



Regards
Balkar Singh
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Devendra Bhardwaj

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Mar 30, 2010, 10:03:16 PM3/30/10
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pergularia daemia.


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tanay bose

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Mar 30, 2010, 11:55:24 PM3/30/10
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Dear Balkar Ji,
The plant is indeed Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov. in Result. Sc. Miss. Stefanini Paoli Somal. Ital. 1:115. 1916. Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 73:20. 1970. (Synonym: Daemia extensa (Jacquin) Aiton f., Hort. Kew. ed. 2.2:76. 1811. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4:20. 1883; Cooke, Fl. Pres. Bomb. reprint ed. 2:219. 1958 / Cynanchum extensum Jacquin, Misc. 2:353. 1781-82. / Asclepias daemia Forssk., F. Aegypt.-Arab. 51. 1775. ) from the family Asclepiadaceae.
 
Description: Perennial twining herb, juice milky, branches with spreading hairs. Leaves 5-15 x 3.8-9.5 cm, broadly ovate or suborbicular, base cordate, tip acute to acuminate, glabrous or shortly pubescent above, usually velvety pubescent below. Petiole 1.8-9 cm long. Flowers in lateral cymes. Pedicel 1.8-3.5 cm long, pubescent. Bracts minute, lanceolate. Sepals c. 2-3 mm long, ovate-lanceolate, generally hairy. Corolla greenish-yellow or dull white, tube c.3.5 mm long, lobes c. 7 mm long, spreading, ovate-oblong, pubescent. Outer corona membranous, truncate, inner corona lobes 5-8 mm long, including the horns. Follicles 5-8 x 12-13 cm, lanceolate, beaked, echinate, puberulous. Seeds c. 8 x 4 mm, ovate, tip truncate, velvety pubescent. Coma 2.5-3.0 cm long.
 
This is a very common plant in and around Kolkata.
 
Regards
Tanay

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Satish Phadke

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Mar 31, 2010, 7:55:32 AM3/31/10
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Pergularia daemia
from my side too.
Dr Phadke

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