Malvaceae Week: Sida ovata from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 10, 2011, 12:44:08 AM9/10/11
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Sida ovata Forssk., Fl.Aegypt.-Arab. 124. 1775.
Syn: Sida grewioides Guill. & Perr.

Perennial herb upto 90 cm tall, stellate pubescent with filiform to linear stipules, 2-5 cm long ovate-oblong leaves, obtuse at apex, crenate-serrate, stellate pubescent; flowers white or yellow, solitary or paired, 1-1.5 cm across; fruit depressed globose, 3-5 mm in diam with  7-10 mericarps each with 2 very short (0.5 mm long) connivent awns.

Photographed from Herbal Garden, Punjabi Bagh in New Delhi in August.



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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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Balkar Arya

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Sep 10, 2011, 12:54:30 AM9/10/11
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Sir wild or being grown there as medicinal plant?
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 10, 2011, 1:24:07 AM9/10/11
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Many thanks for this Sida, Gurcharan ji.
Regards.
Dinesh

Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 10, 2011, 1:59:01 AM9/10/11
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I think wild only


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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
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

Tanay Bose

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Sep 10, 2011, 2:08:16 AM9/10/11
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Thanks Sir Ji for the post
Tanay
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