Another Bauhinia for ID..

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arvind kadus

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Aug 19, 2010, 9:15:41 AM8/19/10
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This plant belongs to my garden. I had collected the seeds from Muradi, Harnai,Tal.Dapoli.Ratnagiri.
Totally white in colour. Yet didn't see the stamens curiously. Small bushy plant not more than 10 ft.
Dr. kadus Arvind,Pune.

Bauhinia sp..JPG

Dinesh Valke

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Aug 19, 2010, 9:31:11 AM8/19/10
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Kadus ji ... a native of Malaysia ... Bauhinia acuminata ... commonly known as: dwarf white orchid tree / white orchid tree / orchid tree, snowy orchid, white bauhinia.
Regards.

Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 19, 2010, 9:45:24 AM8/19/10
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Yes it is B. acuminata, it flowers many a times in Delhi, in flushes.


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Pankaj Kumar

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Aug 19, 2010, 9:46:03 AM8/19/10
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One question: Will Bauhinia have a bilobed stigma?
Pankaj



On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 7:01 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:

Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 19, 2010, 9:49:50 AM8/19/10
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Pankaj ji
You stumped us well. You are right. The search is again on!!


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ajinkya gadave

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Aug 19, 2010, 9:25:56 AM8/19/10
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i think this is
Bauhinia
acuminata
.

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 6:45 PM, arvind kadus <agasti...@yahoo.co.in> wrote:

Dinesh Valke

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Aug 19, 2010, 10:30:40 AM8/19/10
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Pankaj ji ... any sense in this fraction of a line (excerpted from Google search result) :
 ... and the bilobed stigmas in Bauhinia were particularly good examples of ... http://www.jstor.org/pss/4118749 (restricted access)

Tabish

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Aug 19, 2010, 12:18:59 PM8/19/10
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Arvind, do you have a picture with leaves? That will set all doubts at
rest.
- Tabish

On Aug 19, 7:30 pm, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Pankaj ji ... any sense in this fraction of a line (excerpted from Google
> search result) :
>  ... and the bilobed stigmas in Bauhinia were particularly good examples of
> ...http://www.jstor.org/pss/4118749(restricted access)
>
> Regards.
>
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 7:19 PM, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Pankaj ji
> > You stumped us well. You are right. The search is again on!!
>
> > --
> > 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/<http://people.du.ac.in/%7Esinghg45/>
>
> > On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 7:16 PM, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> >> One question: Will Bauhinia have a bilobed stigma?
> >> Pankaj
>
> >> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 7:01 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> >>> Kadus ji ... a native of Malaysia ... *Bauhinia acuminata* ... commonly
> >>> known as: dwarf white orchid tree / white orchid tree / orchid tree, snowy
> >>> orchid, white bauhinia.
> >>> Regards.
>
> >>> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 6:45 PM, arvind kadus <agastiayur...@yahoo.co.in
> >>> > wrote:
>
> >>>> This plant belongs to my garden. I had collected the seeds from Muradi,
> >>>> Harnai,Tal.Dapoli.Ratnagiri.
> >>>> Totally white in colour. Yet didn't see the stamens curiously. Small
> >>>> bushy plant not more than 10 ft.
> >>>> Dr. kadus Arvind,Pune.
>
> > --
> > 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/<http://people.du.ac.in/%7Esinghg45/>

tanay bose

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Aug 19, 2010, 5:41:02 PM8/19/10
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Bauhinia acuminata is quite possible but hard to confirm without the picture of the leaves
Tanay

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Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 19, 2010, 11:02:43 PM8/19/10
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Here are some close ups of stigma of B. acuminata from Delhi for comparison. I must say they look different. What looks strange to me in flower above by Arvind ji  is its being  erect and not inclined as usually seen in Bauhinia.


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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/ 

Bauhinia-acuminata-stigma.jpg
Bauhinia-acuminata-stigma-b.jpg
Bauhinia-acuminata-stigma-c.jpg

Pankaj Kumar

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Aug 20, 2010, 12:29:35 AM8/20/10
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Just wanted to say that when I was putting up my question, it was for
Dinesh sir's mail, and when I posted, your mail appeared :))....almost
same timing....
But this is interesting. Thanks for sharing the pics. Dinesh sir's
article has the details which says it can have bilobed stigma.
Regards
Pankaj
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