Creeper for ID : 310310-AK-1

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Aarti S. Khale

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Mar 31, 2010, 1:37:03 PM3/31/10
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Date/Time : 30th of November, 2009.
Location Place : Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra... Altitude :  ... GPS
Habitat : Wild ... Type :
Plant Habit : Creeper ... Height :  ... Length :  ... 
Leaves Type :  ... Shape : ... Size
Inflorescence Type :  ... Size
Flowers Size :  ... Colour : light green ... Calyx :  ... Bracts
Fruits Type :  ... Shape : .... Size : ... Seeds
 

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Found growing in the wild at one of the points.
Aarti

 

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tanay bose

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Mar 31, 2010, 3:28:11 PM3/31/10
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Dear Arati ji,
I hope this plant is Smilax ovalifolia [Synonym: Smilax macrophylla, Smilax zeylanica] from the family Liliaceae.
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Tanay

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J.M. Garg

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May 4, 2010, 4:40:28 AM5/4/10
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.

Some earlier relevant feedback:

“I hope this plant is Smilax ovalifolia [Synonym: Smilax macrophylla, Smilax zeylanica] from the family Liliaceae.
Regards
Tanay”

 



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May 4, 2010, 8:13:46 AM5/4/10
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A reply:
"Hello all
it is Smilax species.
according to my knowledge Smilax ovalifolia Roxb has synonym S. macrophylla Roxb.
Smilax ovalifolia Roxb. Fl. Ind. 3: 794, 1832; Sharma et al, Fl. Mah. St. Monocot. 3: 143, 1996; Pradhan et al, Fl. SGNP. 610, 2005.Synonyms: S. macrophylla Roxb. op. cit. 793 non Willd. 1805; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 310, 1892; Cooke, Fl. Pres. Bombay 3: 271, 1958 (Repr.)
 where as Smilax zeylanica L. Sp. Pl. 1429, 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 309, 1892; Sharma et al, Fl. Mah. St. Monocot. 3: 144, 1996; Pradhan et al, Fl. SGNP. 611, 2005.Common name: Chobchini. does not have a synonym.
refer: Sharma et al, Fl. Mah. St. Monocot. 3: 144, 1996; Pradhan et al, Fl. SGNP. 611,.

key to species
1. Lamina orbicular-ovate, 5-7-nerved from base; Stem densely prickly.................S. ovalifolia
1. Lamina broadly ovate or elliptic, 3-5 nerved from base; Stem less prickly ........S. zeylanica

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Satish Pardeshi'

J.M. Garg

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May 5, 2010, 1:38:03 AM5/5/10
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A reply:
"Yes for Tanay's ID, Regards, Shrikant'

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tanay bose

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May 5, 2010, 7:42:26 AM5/5/10
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Thanks for confirmation Shrikant Ji
Tanay
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Satish Chile

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May 5, 2010, 8:04:09 AM5/5/10
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Smilax ovalifolia indeed. Old stem of this climber is used as Ramdatun for cleaning the teeth.
Satish
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