Medicago monantha from around Tikkar Tal Lake, Morni, Haryana

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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 14, 2011, 1:29:22 AM4/14/11
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Medicago monantha (C. A. Mey.) Trautv., Bull. Sci. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 8:272. 1841

Syn: Trigonella monantha C. A. Mey.; Trigonella incisa Benth.; Trigobella polycerata auct (non L.); Baker in Hook.f.,Fl.Brit. Ind. 2:87. 1876. 

The plant previously included under the genus Trigonella has been transferred to genus Medicago.

Small annual herb, prostrate to ascending, stem slender; leaves pinnately trifoliate, leaflets 5-10 mm long, 3-7 mm broad, obovate-oblong, cuneate at base, dentate or pinnatifid mainly in upper part; inflorescence sessile, 1-3-flowered, in umbellate cluster, in leaf axils; calyx campanulate, 5-6 mm long; corolla yellow, 5-7 mm long; pod 3-7 cm long, slightly flattened and curved,  reticulately veined, many-seeded.

Plant was photographed from banks of Tikkar tal lake near Morni, Haryana 
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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 14, 2011, 1:34:11 AM4/14/11
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Please read Tikkar Tal Lake as Ek Tal lake


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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 14, 2011, 12:34:34 PM4/14/11
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I was temporarily confused. It is Tikkar tal lake.

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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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