Leucas for id 271210MK2

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Muthu Karthick

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Dec 27, 2010, 3:15:35 AM12/27/10
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Dear all,
Kindly help to confirm this Leucas sp.

Date/Time- 

14-11-2010 / 05:00 PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca; 10msl; Kancheepuran dist., TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

waste land

Plant Habit-

herb

Height/Length- 

ca. 10cm; erect

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

ca. 3 X 1 cm

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

axillary; 1cm long

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

white

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 


Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 


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tanay bose

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Dec 27, 2010, 9:55:57 AM12/27/10
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I think this is Leucas biflora one of the flowers fell down
Tanay
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mani nair

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Dec 27, 2010, 10:50:59 AM12/27/10
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Muthu ji, It is Leucas aspera  from Lamiaceae  family.   It is found on the borders of rice fields in Kerala.  In malayalam we call it Thumba and it is used for floral arrangement during Onam festival.

Regards,

Mani.

manudev madhavan

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Dec 27, 2010, 11:42:13 PM12/27/10
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I dont think, the species is L. biflora. Anyway it look alike L. aspera But its not like the plants we have here in Kozhikode. 
Anyway you may consult Dr. Sunoj Kumar for the Id.
His email id is p_s...@rediffmail.com

regards
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Systematic & Floristic Lab,
Department of Botany, 
Centre for Postgraduate Studies & Research 
St. Joseph's College, Devagiri
Kozhikode- 673 008
Mob: 9496470738

Muthu Karthick

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Dec 28, 2010, 1:41:04 AM12/28/10
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Many thanks Manudevji,
This herb is not L. aspera

Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 19, 2011, 10:45:22 PM1/19/11
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Resurfacing again for ID

Earlier feedback

Tanayu.....................................I think this is Leucas biflora one of the flowers fell down

.Mani ji....................................Muthu ji, It is Leucas aspera  from Lamiaceae  family.   It is found on the borders of rice fields in Kerala.  In malayalam we call it Thumba and it is used for floral arrangement during Onam festival.

Madhvan ji..................................I dont think, the species is L. biflora. Anyway it look alike L. aspera But its not like the plants we have here in Kozhikode. 
Anyway you may consult Dr. Sunoj Kumar for the Id.
His email id is p_s...@rediffmail.com





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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/ 
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J.M. Garg

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Apr 30, 2011, 1:56:54 AM4/30/11
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Earlier feedback

Tanay.....................................I think this is Leucas biflora one of the flowers fell down


Mani ji....................................Muthu ji, It is Leucas aspera  from Lamiaceae  family.   It is found on the borders of rice fields in Kerala.  In malayalam we call it Thumba and it is used for floral arrangement during Onam festival.
Madhvan ji..................................I dont think, the species is L. biflora. Anyway it look alike L. aspera But its not like the plants we have here in Kozhikode.

Muthu ji ..................................This herb is not L. aspera.

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Gurcharan Singh

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May 27, 2011, 11:01:20 AM5/27/11
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Resurfacing again for ID
Earlier feedback
Tanay.....................................I think this is Leucas biflora one of the flowers fell down

Mani ji....................................Muthu ji, It is Leucas aspera  from Lamiaceae  family.   It is found on the borders of rice fields in Kerala.  In malayalam we call it Thumba and it is used for floral arrangement during Onam festival.
Madhvan ji..................................I dont think, the species is L. biflora. Anyway it look alike L. aspera But its not like the plants we have here in Kozhikode. 
Muthu ji ..................................This herb is not L. aspera

LEAVES AND FLOWERS OF LEUCAS ZEYLANICA ALSO LOOK SIMILAR, IT IS REPORTED FROM SOUTH INDIA, ANY CHANCE?


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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/ 

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Muthu Karthick

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Jun 16, 2011, 7:00:44 AM6/16/11
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Dear all,

Leaf morphology differs here I think.
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Muthu Karthick

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From: manudev madhavan <manudevk...@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 2:55 PM
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dear Karthick,
I am not sure about the identity of this plant.
Any way Dr. Sunoj Kumar from, Calicut University can help you
he has revised genus Leucas for his Ph. D. thesis..




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Systematic & Floristic Lab,
Department of Botany, 
Centre for Postgraduate Studies & Research 
St. Joseph's College, Devagiri
Kozhikode- 673 008
Mob: 9496470738


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From: Muthu Karthick <nmk...@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 4:22 PM
To: manudev madhavan <manudevk...@gmail.com>


Thank you Manudevji, I would be happier if you could give me Dr.Sunoj's email id.

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From: tanay bose <tanay...@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 8:25 PM
To: Muthu Karthick <nmk...@gmail.com>
Cc: indiantreepix <indian...@googlegroups.com>


I think this is Leucas biflora one of the flowers fell down
Tanay
--
Tanay Bose
Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
Department of Botany.
University of British Columbia .
3529-6270 University Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
Phone: 778-323-4036 (Mobile)
            604-822-2019 (Lab)


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From: mani nair <mani....@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 9:20 PM
To: tanay bose <tanay...@gmail.com>
Cc: Muthu Karthick <nmk...@gmail.com>, indiantreepix <indian...@googlegroups.com>


Muthu ji, It is Leucas aspera  from Lamiaceae  family.   It is found on the borders of rice fields in Kerala.  In malayalam we call it Thumba and it is used for floral arrangement during Onam festival.

Regards,

Mani.

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From: manudev madhavan <manudevk...@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 10:12 AM
To: mani nair <mani....@gmail.com>
Cc: tanay bose <tanay...@gmail.com>, Muthu Karthick <nmk...@gmail.com>, indiantreepix <indian...@googlegroups.com>


I dont think, the species is L. biflora. Anyway it look alike L. aspera But its not like the plants we have here in Kozhikode. 
Anyway you may consult Dr. Sunoj Kumar for the Id.
His email id is p_s...@rediffmail.com

regards

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From: Muthu Karthick <nmk...@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 12:11 PM
To: manudev madhavan <manudevk...@gmail.com>
Cc: mani nair <mani....@gmail.com>, tanay bose <tanay...@gmail.com>, indiantreepix <indian...@googlegroups.com>


Many thanks Manudevji,
This herb is not L. aspera

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From: Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 9:15 AM
To: efloraofindia <indian...@googlegroups.com>, Muthu Karthick <nmk...@gmail.com>, TANAY BOSE <tanay...@gmail.com>


Resurfacing again for ID

Earlier feedback

Tanayu.....................................I think this is Leucas biflora one of the flowers fell down

.Mani ji....................................Muthu ji, It is Leucas aspera  from Lamiaceae  family.   It is found on the borders of rice fields in Kerala.  In malayalam we call it Thumba and it is used for floral arrangement during Onam festival.

Madhvan ji..................................I dont think, the species is L. biflora. Anyway it look alike L. aspera But its not like the plants we have here in Kozhikode. 
-- 
Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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/ 

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Date: Sat, Apr 30, 2011 at 11:26 AM
To: efloraofindia <indian...@googlegroups.com>
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Tanay.....................................I think this is Leucas biflora one of the flowers fell downMuthu ji ..................................This herb is not L. aspera.




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From: Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, May 27, 2011 at 8:31 PM
To: efloraofindia <indian...@googlegroups.com>, Muthu Karthick <nmk...@gmail.com>, TANAY BOSE <tanay...@gmail.com>, mani nair <mani....@gmail.com>, manudev madhavan <manudevk...@gmail.com>


LEAVES AND FLOWERS OF LEUCAS ZEYLANICA ALSO LOOK SIMILAR, IT IS REPORTED FROM SOUTH INDIA, ANY CHANCE?





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From: Muthu Karthick <nmk...@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 4:30 PM
To: Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com>
Cc: efloraofindia <indian...@googlegroups.com>, TANAY BOSE <tanay...@gmail.com>, mani nair <mani....@gmail.com>, manudev madhavan <manudevk...@gmail.com>


Dear all,

Leaf morphology differs here I think.
--
Muthu Karthick, N
Mob: 0091 96268 33911
www.careearthtrust.org

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manudev madhavan

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Jul 13, 2011, 6:29:43 AM7/13/11
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Dear all,

Here is the comment from Dr. Sunoj Kumar, who have revised genus Leucas.

Dear manu
It is Leucas diffusa.  
sunoj
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Muthu Karthick

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Jul 13, 2011, 6:46:10 AM7/13/11
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Many many thanks Manudevji, Dr.Sunoj Kumar and everyone for identifying this species.
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