Oxalis for ID : 040410-AK-3

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Aarti S. Khale

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Apr 4, 2010, 10:13:03 AM4/4/10
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Date/Time : 17th of April, 2009.
Location Place : Mahabaleshwar,Maharashtra... Altitude :  ... GPS
Habitat : Wild ... Type :
Plant Habit : Herb... Height : small plant ... Length : ... 
Leaves Type :  ... Shape : as seen ... Size
Inflorescence Type :  ... Size
Flowers Size : about 1 inch ... Colour : pink ... Calyx :  ... Bracts
Fruits Type :  ... Shape :  ... Size :  ... Seeds

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Found growing as a weed in the Strawberry fields at Mahabaleshwar.
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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 4, 2010, 10:18:28 AM4/4/10
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Aarti ji
It is Oxalis martiana, very common in Delhi also


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Dinesh Valke

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Apr 4, 2010, 10:33:35 AM4/4/10
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... difficult to differentiate from O. debilis var. corymbosa discussed at http://groups.google.co.in/group/indiantreepix/browse_thread/thread/cc54007653d6496a?hl=en
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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 4, 2010, 11:29:00 AM4/4/10
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Dinesh ji
No need to work on that O. martiana Zucc. is a synonym of O. debilis var. corymbosa


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tanay bose

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Apr 4, 2010, 12:59:31 PM4/4/10
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Dear All,
I go with gurcharan ji this plant is indeed
Oxalis corymbosa DC., Prodr. 1 :696. 1824. D.P. Young in Fl. Eur. l.c.

  • Oxalis bipunctata 
  • Oxalis martiana

    Plants bulbiferous; bulbils clustered, sheathed in scales. Roots fibrous. Leaflets 15-30 mm long, 20-40 mm broad, obcordate, lower surface punctate, sparsely pubescent; petiole up to 30 cm long. Scapes up to 27 cm long. Flowers subumbellate. Pedicel 10-25 mm long, pubescent. Sepals 4-5 mm long, lanceolate, pubescent, tip with a brownish red callus. Petals 12-15 mm long, hinged at the base, pink. Shorter filaments glabrous, not exceeding the styles; longer ones strigose.

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Tanay

 
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