Fabaceae-Mimosoideae (Mimosaceae) Week: Adenanthera microsperma from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 2, 2012, 11:51:54 PM1/2/12
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Adenanthera microsperma Teijsm & Binn.,  Natuurk. Tijdschr. Ned.-Indië. 27: 58. 1864. 
Syn: A. pavonina var. microsperma (Teijsm. & Binn.) I. C. Nielsen 

Deciduous tree with bipinnate leaves; pinnae 3-5 pairs; leaflets 4-7 pairs oblong or ovate, 25-35 mm long; flowers white or yellowish, fragrant, in spike-like racemes, distinctly pedicellate; petals oblong, 3-4 mm long; pod curved, becoming coiled after dehiscence, up to 20 cm long; seeds scarlet, ellipsoidal, 5-8 mm long.

A few trees in DU campus, flowering in July-August, a few flushes in April-May



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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
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prasad dash

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Jan 2, 2012, 11:55:32 PM1/2/12
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Great shot Sir Ji, especially the flowers and the leaflets are superb.

Regards

Prasad
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Ecologist, Orissa, India
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amit kumar

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Jan 2, 2012, 11:55:55 PM1/2/12
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nice pics sir
commanly known as Rakt chandan

On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 10:21 AM, Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com> wrote:



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Research Scholar
Department of Habitat Ecology
Wildlife Institute of India
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Dehradun - 248 001. India
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Neha Singh

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Jan 3, 2012, 4:56:15 AM1/3/12
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Cool shots Sir.New sp. for me.
Thanks for showing us.

Balkar Singh

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Jan 3, 2012, 8:50:38 AM1/3/12
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Again a new plant for me


On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 3:26 PM, Neha Singh <neha.v...@gmail.com> wrote:
Cool shots Sir.New sp. for me.
Thanks for showing us.



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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 7, 2012, 1:10:03 AM1/7/12
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Another new plant of Adenanthera for me.
Many thanks Gurcharan ji.
Regards.
Dinesh
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