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Alok & Isabelle

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Feb 14, 2011, 8:16:30 AM2/14/11
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Dear friends,
Here is another one I have been trying to id... found near the fields
next to my house
Altitude 2100 mts
month - October
Thanks for all the encouragement...
Regards
Alok

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Prashant awale

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Feb 14, 2011, 9:26:38 AM2/14/11
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Dear Alok ji,
I think this is  Plectranthus sp. Looks like  Plectranthus barbatus (Family: Lamiaceae).

regards
Prashant

tanay bose

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Feb 14, 2011, 9:56:42 AM2/14/11
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 Plectranthus for sure not confirmed of the species
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Gurcharan Singh

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Feb 14, 2011, 10:07:54 AM2/14/11
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I think  Isodon lophanthoides (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) H.Hara. (syn: Plectranthus gerardianus Benth)


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Alok & Isabelle

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Feb 14, 2011, 1:03:57 PM2/14/11
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Thank you, dear friends,
for the guidance generously shared with me, from what I have seen as
descriptions on FOI site for

I. Lopanthoides - my specimen flowers are not white or rose but could be
best described as light blue.
- lower lip is not slightly... but much longer than upper
- stamen and styles do not protrude out of the mouth.

P. barbatus - on FOI it does not mention if the flowers are purple
flecked.
- also I do not know the meaning of upper lip short, 'turned back', mine
does not seem to be turned back... but then I also do not know what was
meant by the term
-Also did not look to me as 3-lobed like P. barbatus

On the other hand it did resemble a bit like Isodon rugosus but then I
could be well mistaken.....

Thanks again for the insights and learning which I am getting from you..
Sincerely with regards
Alok

Gurcharan Singh

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Feb 14, 2011, 11:32:33 PM2/14/11
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Alok ji
Isodon rugosus is a much distinct species with densely wooly leaves and much smaller flowers, very lax inflorescence.


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Alok & Isabelle

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Feb 15, 2011, 6:19:48 AM2/15/11
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Thanks Gurcharan ji,
I see your point, and since you all have identified many more of this
species I think you'd know much more than me about this.... so
Plectranthus it is and as far as the species I think Prashant ji and you
would have the answer....
Thank you
Sincerely, regards
Alok
On Tue, 2011-02-15 at 10:02 +0530, Gurcharan Singh wrote:
> inflorescence.

J.M. Garg

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May 21, 2011, 12:36:15 PM5/21/11
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.

Some earlier relevant feedback:

“I think this is  Plectranthus sp. Looks like  Plectranthus barbatus (Family: Lamiaceae).

regards
Prashant”

 

“I think  Isodon lophanthoides (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) H.Hara. (syn: Plectranthus gerardianus Benth)
--
Dr. Gurcharan Singh”

 

“ .... from what I have seen as


descriptions on FOI site for

I. Lopanthoides - my specimen flowers are not white or rose but could be best described as light blue.
- lower lip is not slightly... but much longer than upper
- stamen and styles do not protrude out of the mouth.

P. barbatus - on FOI it does not mention if the flowers are purple flecked.
- also I do not know the meaning of upper lip short, 'turned back', mine does not seem to be turned back... but then I also do not know what was meant by the term
-Also did not look to me as 3-lobed like P. barbatus

On the other hand it did resemble a bit like Isodon rugosus but then I could be well mistaken.....” 

 
"Isodon rugosus is a much distinct species with densely wooly leaves and much smaller flowers, very lax inflorescence.
--
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amit chauhan

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May 23, 2011, 2:03:02 AM5/23/11
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Hi,

May be Coleus forskohli

regards

On 5/21/11, J.M. Garg <jmg...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.
>
> Some earlier relevant feedback:
>
> “I think this is Plectranthus sp. Looks like Plectranthus barbatus
> (Family: Lamiaceae).
>
> regards
> Prashant”
>
>
> “I think Isodon lophanthoides (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) H.Hara. (syn:
> Plectranthus gerardianus Benth)
> --
> Dr. Gurcharan Singh”
>
>
>
> “ .... from what I have seen as
> descriptions on FOI site for
>

> *I. Lopanthoides* - my specimen flowers are not white or rose but could be


> best described as light blue.
> - lower lip is not slightly... but much longer than upper
> - stamen and styles do not protrude out of the mouth.
>

> *P. barbatus* - on FOI it does not mention if the flowers are purple


> flecked.
> - also I do not know the meaning of upper lip short, 'turned back', mine
> does not seem to be turned back... but then I also do not know what was
> meant by the term
> -Also did not look to me as 3-lobed like P. barbatus
>

> On the other hand it did resemble a bit like *Isodon rugosus* but then I

> The whole world uses my Image Resource of more than a *thousand species* &


> eight thousand images of Birds, Butterflies, Plants etc. (arranged
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> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:J.M.Garg. You can also use them
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> around 4500 species)
>


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Gurcharan Singh

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May 23, 2011, 3:26:02 AM5/23/11
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Leaves  of Coleus forskohlii I think are succulent and much different. I am uploading (without flowers) as labelled at Herbal Garden, Hamdard University, Delhi.




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amit chauhan

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May 23, 2011, 4:29:35 AM5/23/11
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Yes I got your point sirji

regards

On 5/23/11, Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Leaves of Coleus forskohlii I think are succulent and much different. I am
> uploading (without flowers) as labelled at Herbal Garden, Hamdard
> University, Delhi.
>
> Here are additional links
>
>
> http://international.stockfood.com/image-picture-Makandi-(Coleus-forskohlii)---Ayurvedic-medicinal-plant-371250.html
>

> <http://international.stockfood.com/image-picture-Makandi-(Coleus-forskohlii)---Ayurvedic-medicinal-plant-371250.html>
> http://www.indiamart.com/pe-thanjavur/products.html

JM Garg

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Apr 29, 2012, 3:44:42 AM4/29/12
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Plectranthus barbatus. (syn:Coleus barbatus (Andrews) Benth.; Coleus forskohlii (Poir.) Briquet;) as identified by Singh ji as per link

J.M. Garg

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