beautiful wild flower ID from Hooghly 22-04-12 SK-1

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surajit koley

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Apr 22, 2012, 2:17:01 AM4/22/12
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Sir,

Found this wild woody undershrub (?) with prickle, bearing beautiful flowers.

Species : UNKNOWN
Habit & Habitat : wild, prostrate shrub with prickle, roadside
Date : 26-03-12, 9.50 a.m.
Place : Gobra (Hooghly), WB

Thank you & Regards,

Surajit Koley
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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 22, 2012, 3:26:54 AM4/22/12
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I hope capparis sepiaria

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Dinesh Valke

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Apr 22, 2012, 4:31:57 AM4/22/12
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... also please consider chances of Capparis zeylanica (family: Capparaceae OR Capparidaceae)
Regards.
Dinesh

Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 22, 2012, 5:24:56 AM4/22/12
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Dinesh ji
Thanks a lot. You prevented me from labelling my plant from Nainital wrongly.
Thanks again.

C. zeylanica: Flowers supra axillary 1-3; plants pubescent with
Scarlet-brown branched hairs
C. sepiaria: Flowers in terminal clusters of 10-20; plant more or less
pube¬scent with ashy grey simple hairs.

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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://www.gurcharanfamily.com/
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/

surajit koley

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Apr 22, 2012, 11:36:24 AM4/22/12
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Dear Gurcharan Sir & Dinesh Sir,
 
Thank you very much for the ID of this beautyful plant. After obtaining the ID from you i was going through my copy of "Plant Groups" and found that the Bengali name given to this one is ASHAREYLATA. But, i think, it is not that common as have been claimed in the said book.
 
You have everything, Dinesh Sir, in your chest : http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/2464327408/ !!!
 
Thank you very much Gurcharan Sir for the keys to identify C. sepiaria from the C. zeylanica.
 
And God, rather i myself saved me from labelling it a Myrtaceae member!!!
 
Regards,
 
Surajit Koley
 
 

ushadi Micromini

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Apr 22, 2012, 7:19:13 PM4/22/12
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Dear Gurcharan ji, Dinish, and Surajit:  enjoyed this ...

I can see the hair in figures 1 and 2 but the further characterization??/
I am a bit confused...
how do I  see the Scarlet-brown branched hairs  in C. zeylanica: Flowers supra axillary 1-3; plants pubescent...

PLEASE HELP...

Thanks Usha di
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surajit koley

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Apr 22, 2012, 10:10:59 PM4/22/12
to ushadi Micromini, Gurcharan Singh, Dinesh Valke, efloraofindia
Good morning Madam

I will try to revisit the plant. But the hair in 1st and 2nd images seems to be of another creeper.

Regards,

surajit

Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 23, 2012, 12:33:44 AM4/23/12
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Ushadi
I will upload mine to clarify both features.


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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://www.gurcharanfamily.com/
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/

Satish Phadke

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Apr 23, 2012, 3:11:45 AM4/23/12
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Capparis zeylanica indeed.
The stamens of fresh flowers in the morning are white
(First picture taken at 9:30 am)....
turning to red brown in the evening. So yestaerday's withered flowers will be red brown.
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Dr Satish Phadke

surajit koley

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Apr 23, 2012, 12:43:37 PM4/23/12
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That's an incredible information on incredible phenomenon of a beautiful flower. I also noticed this colour variation of the flowers on this plant but didn't know why.

Thank you very much Sir

Regards,

surajit


On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 12:41 PM, Satish Phadke <drsmp...@gmail.com> wrote:
Capparis zeylanica indeed.
The stamens of fresh flowers in the morning are white
(First picture taken at 9:30 am)....
turning to red brown in the evening. So yestaerday's withered flowers will be red brown.


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Dr Satish Phadke

surajit koley

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Apr 30, 2012, 3:12:06 PM4/30/12
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Usha Di,

I am very sorry that i fail to show you the features you have asked me to. I visited the plant once again on 28-04-2012, but there was no flower this time. Attaching two images of this plant recorded on that day. Hope i didn't fail to identify the plant without its flower.

Regards,

surajit


On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 4:49 AM, ushadi Micromini <micromi...@gmail.com> wrote:
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