Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) Week: Eryngium billardieri from, Pahalgam, Kashmir

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Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 3, 2011, 12:50:19 AM8/3/11
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Eryngium billardieri Del., Eryng. Hist. 25, t, 2. 1808.

Plant up to 50 cm tall, stems bluish; radical leaves pinnately divided, petiolate, cauline sessile, margin spiny; flowers sessile; involucre of 6-8 bracts alternating spines; flowers white, hidden in bracts.

Common in Kashmir valley in waste places. Photographed from Pahalgam in June 

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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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Balkar Arya

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Aug 3, 2011, 11:46:00 AM8/3/11
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Really a new to me. i hav't even heard its name Thanks Sir For sharing. 
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Ushadi micromini

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Aug 4, 2011, 3:14:41 AM8/4/11
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Wonderful, never seen it, thanks...
where can I read a little more about it?
thanks
Usha di


On Aug 3, 9:50 am, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
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