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Alok Mahendroo

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Sep 11, 2011, 1:40:09 PM9/11/11
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Dear friends
A strange flower or...??

Location Kalatope, Chamba
Altitude 2100 mts
Habit herb
Habitat wild
plant height 2 feet
Leaf length 14-18 inches approx

regards
Alok
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Madhuri Pejaver

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Sep 11, 2011, 2:17:49 PM9/11/11
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recently some clematis posted had long mustaches like this. IN CLOSE UP YOU CAN SEE THE STAR SHAPE OF ONE FLOWER. ONCE YOU CONCENTRATE YOU CAN SEE FEW. So it might be an inflorescence.
Madhuri
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Tanay Bose

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Sep 11, 2011, 8:30:25 PM9/11/11
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Hi Aloke Ji.
Are you sure that these are from a same plant? I think the 
the cordate leaf is from different plant and the moss like
one is separate.

Thanks
Tanay
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Vijayasankar

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Sep 12, 2011, 2:04:19 AM9/12/11
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This, at least the last picture, is of Remusatia vivipara (Araceae). But the 'bulbils' look very different here, so may be of some other species.
 
Regards 
 
Vijayasankar Raman
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi

Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Sep 12, 2011, 2:17:58 AM9/12/11
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This is a Araceae but a different genus I assume.It very common but
actually I never tried checking it. All parts in the pic belong to the
same plant including the rhizome.
Pankaj


On Sep 12, 2:04 pm, Vijayasankar <vijay.botan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> This, at least the last picture, is of *Remusatia vivipara* (Araceae). But
> the 'bulbils' look very different here, so may be of some other species.
>
> Regards
>
> Vijayasankar Raman
> National Center for Natural Products Research
> University of Mississippi
>
> On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 12:40 PM, Alok Mahendroo <alokisabe...@gmail.com>wrote:
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> > Dear friends
> > A strange flower or...??
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> > Location Kalatope, Chamba
> > Altitude 2100 mts
> > Habit herb
> > Habitat wild
> > plant height  2 feet
> > Leaf length 14-18 inches approx
>
> > regards
> > Alok
> > --
> > Himalayan Village Education Trust
> > Village Khudgot,
> > P.O. Dalhousie
> > District Chamba
> > H.P. 176304, India
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> >www.hivetrust.wordpress.com
> >www.forwildlife.wordpress.com
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> >http://mushroomobserver.org/observer/observations_by_user?_js=on&_new...

Alok Mahendroo

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Sep 12, 2011, 4:31:16 AM9/12/11
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Hi Tanay ji,
I thought that they were a part of the moss so I had tried to get one
plant.. and since I was in a hurry to get to my son's school, I quickly took a photo... I am uploading a few more photos..
regards.. but you could be right and the moss might have been entangled with the roots...
Alok
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Giby Kuriakose

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Sep 12, 2011, 6:47:20 AM9/12/11
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Remusatia vivipara of Araceae family, for sure. 

The inflorescence like shoots are the bulbiferous shoots, that bears bulbils which are capable of producing new plants asexually (please correlate the species name "vivipara" here)!

I do have pictures of flowers in my backup DVD's. I shall upload the same after 15th. 

Regards
Giby


 



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Tanay Bose

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Sep 12, 2011, 9:56:59 AM9/12/11
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Thanks Giby Ji for identifying this awesome plant.
Tanay

Alok Mahendroo

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Sep 12, 2011, 10:39:20 AM9/12/11
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Dear Giby ji,
What a life-saver you are... I was beginning to doubt my own eyes...
Thank you for guiding this id to the right track...
regards
Alok

On Mon, 2011-09-12 at 16:17 +0530, Giby Kuriakose wrote:
> Remusatia vivipara

Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Sep 12, 2011, 10:43:10 AM9/12/11
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Thanks a lot Gibs.
Actually I have seen this plant with branched inflorescence, so I was
still a bit confused.
But as usual you are right...
Regards
Pankaj
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Giby Kuriakose

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Sep 12, 2011, 1:01:02 PM9/12/11
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Actually the credit goes to Vijay for id. Thanks to Vijay for the same.

When I recently visited Yazdi Ji's farm in Waynad, I could photograph the same plant (attachment herewith). 


Regards
Giby



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