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Dinesh Valke

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Apr 27, 2009, 12:36:51 PM4/27/09
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Hello friends,
 
... would this be dodder fruits (or flowers) ? OR what else ?
 
Location: Burondi
Date: 12 APR 09
 
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Stephen A

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Apr 28, 2009, 5:43:44 AM4/28/09
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Hello all,

Is it really Dodder (Cuscuta chinensis,  Convolvulaceae) or Love vine (Cassytha filiformis, Lauraceae)?

I think it is Cassytha,

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Dinesh Valke

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Apr 28, 2009, 5:51:52 AM4/28/09
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Stephen, it could be Cassytha just as you see ... I am not sure of any !!
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On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Stephen A <stephan...@gmail.com> wrote:
Hello all,

Is it really Dodder (Cuscuta chinensis,  Convolvulaceae) or Love vine (Cassytha filiformis, Lauraceae)?

I think it is Cassytha,

Regards,

Stephen...

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:06 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:
Hello friends,
 
... would this be dodder fruits (or flowers) ? OR what else ?
 
Location: Burondi
Date: 12 APR 09
 
Regards.

Navendu

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Apr 28, 2009, 9:45:41 AM4/28/09
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Cassytha filiformis

Dinesh Valke

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Apr 28, 2009, 11:55:34 AM4/28/09
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Many many thanks Stephen and Navendu, for this ID !!
Regards.
 
 
 


 
On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 7:15 PM, Navendu <navend...@gmail.com> wrote:



Cassytha filiformis


J.M. Garg

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Apr 29, 2009, 9:08:31 AM4/29/09
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Links for Cassytha filiformis (Amberbel, Cascutta, Aakash valli, Akas bel): http://www.ayushveda.com/herbs/cassytha-1filiformis.htm (med. use), http://www.hear.org/starr/plants/images/species/?q=cassytha+filiformis (lots of pix), http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/71821/ (Dave's Garden).

2009/4/28 Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com>



Cassytha filiformis


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May 1, 2009, 12:30:45 AM5/1/09
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Here is a reply: 
"dear all
surely it is Cassytha filiformis. The larger white ones are fruits and smaller one are flowers
kunhikannan"

2009/4/29 J.M. Garg <jmg...@gmail.com>

Dinesh Valke

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May 1, 2009, 12:58:17 AM5/1/09
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... many thanks to Kunhikannan for identifying fruits and flowers in the above pictures.
 
 
Now this plant is very amazing ... can be easily mistaken for common cuscuta, in fact I find one of its name as cascutta, and another dodder-laurel, all other regional names in India are almost the one that are used for the regular dodder.
 
 
Here are what I collected, the names for C. filiformis: air creeper, devil's gut, dodder-laurel, green thread creeper, love vine, moss creeper, princess hair, Sita's yarn • Hindi: आकास बेल akas bel • Kannada: ಆಕಾಶ ಬಳ್ಳೀ aakaasha balli, ಅಮರ ಬಳ್ಳಿ amara balli, ಬೀಳು ಬಳ್ಳಿ bilu balli, ದಾರದ ಬಳ್ಳಿ daarada balli, ಜನಿವಾರ ಬಳ್ಳಿ janivaara balli, ಮಮ್ಗನ ಉಡಿದಾರ mamgana udidaara • Konkani: आंकासवेल ankasvel • Marathi: अमरवेल amarvel, अंबरवेल ambarvel • Oriya: akashavuli • Sanskrit: आकासवल्ली akasavalli • Tamil: எருமைக்கொற்றான் erumai-k-korran, தூற்றுமைக்கொற்றான் turrumai-k-korran, பசுங்கொற்றான் pacu-n-korran • Telugu: ఆకాశవల్లి akasa-valli • Urdu: آکاس بيل akas bel
 
 
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