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chitralekha P

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Nov 12, 2010, 8:44:51 AM11/12/10
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Please identify the shrub.
Growing in Dyal Singh college garden in Delhi. Flowers in Sept.-Oct. Have not seen fruits. Large amount of nectar seen  inside flower at the base,which seems to attract ants. Could the ants be pollinators?
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P.Chitralekha

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Dinesh Valke

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Nov 12, 2010, 8:51:06 AM11/12/10
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... Ravenia spectabilis ... native of Caribbean islands.
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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 12, 2010, 9:56:18 AM11/12/10
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Yes Ravenia spectabilis (syn: Lemonia spectabilis).


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tanay bose

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Nov 12, 2010, 10:11:16 AM11/12/10
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Ravenia spectabilis sure
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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 12, 2010, 2:51:15 PM11/12/10
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Ravenia spectabilis (Lindl.) Engl. Fl. Bras. (Martius) 12(2): 126. 1874
Syn: Lemonia spectabilis Lindl. Edwards's Bot. Reg. 26: t. 59. 1840

Type illustration attached. (Lindley, J. Edwards's Bot. Reg. 26: t. 59. 1840).

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Pankaj

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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 12, 2010, 2:54:56 PM11/12/10
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Ravenia: Named for the French professor J.F. Ravin
spectabilis means beautiful or spectacular.
Regards
Pankaj

Chitralekha

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Nov 13, 2010, 1:00:12 PM11/13/10
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Thank you all for identifying the shrub and for the information.
Regards,
Chitralekha

On Nov 13, 12:54 am, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ravenia: Named for the French professor J.F. Ravin
> spectabilis means beautiful or spectacular.
> Regards
> Pankaj
>
>
>
>
>
> On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 1:21 AM, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ravenia spectabilis (Lindl.) Engl. Fl. Bras. (Martius) 12(2): 126. 1874
> > Syn: Lemonia spectabilis Lindl. Edwards's Bot. Reg. 26: t. 59. 1840
>
> > Type illustration attached. (Lindley, J. Edwards's Bot. Reg. 26: t. 59. 1840).
>
> > Regards
> > Pankaj
>
> > On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 8:26 PM, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Yes Ravenia spectabilis (syn: Lemonia spectabilis).
>
> >> --
> >> 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://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/
>
> >> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 5:51 AM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
>
> >>> ... Ravenia spectabilis ... native of Caribbean islands.
> >>> Regards.
>
> >>> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 7:14 PM, chitralekha P <p_chitrale...@yahoo.co.in>
> Dehradun - 248001, India- Hide quoted text -
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