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sanal nair

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Feb 11, 2010, 12:36:15 PM2/11/10
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From: sanal nair <sanalna...@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 21:33:19 +0530
Subject: Flower for identification
To: indiantreepix <indian...@googlegroups.com>, wildflowerindia
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Hi friends,
Please identify the said photo. The said photo was shot in Bhandardhara,
Igatpuri on our way to the highest peak of Mahrashtra, Kalsubai.

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Sanal Nair

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Gurcharan Singh

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Feb 11, 2010, 7:49:58 PM2/11/10
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Brassica, a closeup of upper leaves is essential for species identification, but the flower colour and inflorescence suggests B. napus.

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J.M. Garg

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Mar 9, 2010, 12:08:45 AM3/9/10
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise pl.

Earlier relevant feedback:

Brassica, a closeup of upper leaves is essential for species identification, but the flower colour and inflorescence suggests B. napus.

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tanay bose

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Mar 9, 2010, 12:35:31 AM3/9/10
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Dear All,
Gurcharan ji is right this plant is B napus L. Because of the following floral characters
 
Petals 4, 4-5mm broad at apex, obtuse, yellow, glabrous, to 1cm long, clawed. Stamens 6, erect. Longer 4 stamens with filaments to 4.5mm long, white, glabrous. Shorter stamens with filaments to 2mm long. Anthers yellow, +2mm long. Ovary 4.5mm long, slightly flattened, glabrous. Style 2mm long, persistent in fruit as beak. Sepals 4, yellow, glabrous, 1.5mm broad, 6mm long, linear, spreading to erect.
 Please see another close-up of its flower from the link http://www.missouriplants.com/Yellowalt/Brassica_napus_calyx.jpg
 
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