19032011GS2 herb for ID from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Mar 19, 2011, 10:55:22 AM3/19/11
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19032011GS2 herb for ID from Delhi
This herb was displayed in Delhi University Flower show on February 25, 2011
Alt: 213 m
Herb grown in pots
Leaves basal with unarmed margin, narrowed towards tip
Inflorescence a raceme about 1 m tall on scape, flowers reddish-orange, about 2-2.5 cm long, in axils of scarious bracts, tube cylindrical, slightly curved above

The leaves suggest Gasteria  but the flowers appear more like Aloe. Please help in identification

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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
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Gurcharan Singh

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May 18, 2011, 10:47:26 AM5/18/11
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Resurfacing again for ID

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Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
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J.M. Garg

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Aug 25, 2011, 1:35:55 AM8/25/11
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Forwarding again for Id assistance please.



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Mohan V. Chunkath

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Aug 25, 2011, 2:11:43 AM8/25/11
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Looks like Partridge-breasted Aloe, Aloe variegata.
Regards,
Mohan

Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 25, 2011, 2:33:22 AM8/25/11
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Mohan ji
I think you are right. Thanks for ID.


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Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
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ushadi Micromini

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Aug 25, 2011, 2:40:40 AM8/25/11
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Gurucharan ji: meant to send it you... but somehow did not type your addess in... went to Mr. Garg instead...
So here it is...
Usha di
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Date: Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 12:08 PM
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Aloe and Gasteria are SOOOOOO close... pick and gasteria and look up synonyms and you will find that 20 to 40 % of its synonyms start with name: Aloe...... and the rest with Gasteria...  with a rare something else thrown in... 


Very confusing for some one like me...


BUT,   Gasteria with basal rosettes are not so common....

I have seen this some where and Gasteria glauca stuck....  so I googled it .... found a picture of what I had in my mind... at URL:  http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantefg/gasteriaglauca.htm
 
Its being grown all over the tropics..

Worth a try , Gurucharan ji....   hope it helps..

DO not know enough botany to do differential diagnosis...

Good Luck
Usha di
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J.M. Garg

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Aug 25, 2011, 2:44:48 AM8/25/11
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"Aloe and Gasteria are SOOOOOO close... pick and gasteria and look up synonyms and you will find that 20 to 40 % of its synonyms start with name: Aloe...... and the rest with Gasteria...  with a rare something else thrown in... 

Very confusing for some one like me...

BUT,   Gasteria with basal rosettes are not so common....
I have seen this some where and Gasteria glauca stuck....  so I googled it .... found a picture of what I had in my mind... at URL:  http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantefg/gasteriaglauca.htm
 
Its being grown all over the tropics..
Worth a try , Gurucharan ji....   hope it helps..
DO not know enough botany to do differential diagnosis...
Good Luck
Usha di"

Mohan V. Chunkath

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Aug 25, 2011, 2:55:16 AM8/25/11
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Dear Dr. Gurcharan Singh,
You are welcome.
Regards,
Mohan
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