Fabaceae for id. 150610MK1

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Muthu Karthick

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Jun 15, 2010, 6:14:49 AM6/15/10
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Dear all, 
Please validate this herb. Is this a species of Indigofera or of any Goniogyna spp.?

Date/Time- 

01-10-2009 / 11:00 AM

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- 

Sathyamangalam wls; 350 msl; TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Typ

floor of dry thorn forest

Plant Habit-

herb

Height/Length- 

ca.20 cm

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

linear 2-3cm long

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 


Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 


Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 

globose

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 

No fragrance

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tanay bose

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Jun 15, 2010, 8:21:29 AM6/15/10
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Are you sure this is from the family Fabaceae!! I don't think so, I can be wrong too
Tanay

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R. Vijayasankar

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Jun 15, 2010, 10:08:28 PM6/15/10
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Indigofera linifolia, a prostrate herb with linear leaves, reddish flowers and single-seeded spherical fruits.

With regards

R. Vijayasankar


tanay bose

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Jun 15, 2010, 11:45:17 PM6/15/10
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Dear Vjaya Ji,
I was completely unaware if this species of Indigofera !! I hope the fruits are globose pod with solitary seeds please correct me if I am wrong.
Tanay

Muthu Karthick

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Jun 18, 2010, 10:52:53 AM6/18/10
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Thank you very much sir for the id.
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