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Dinesh Valke

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Nov 1, 2010, 4:21:31 PM11/1/10
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Asclepiadaceae (milkweed family) ~ Apocynaceae » Cynanchum tunicatum
Synonyms: Asclepias tunicata, Cynanchum pauciflorum, Periploca tunicata


sigh-NAN-chum -- from the Greek kyon (dog) and ancho (to strangle)        
too-nih-KAY-tum -- coated


commonly known as: coated swallow-wort, few-flowered cynanchum • Bengali: chagul-pati • Marathi: पांचाली panchali • Sinhalese: kang-koombala


Native to: India, Sri Lanka, s-e Asia


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tanay bose

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Nov 1, 2010, 4:57:06 PM11/1/10
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A new plant for me dinesh ji
tanay

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Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 3, 2010, 2:19:51 PM11/3/10
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Cynanchum tunicatum (Retz.) Alston in Trimen, Hand-Book Fl. Ceylon vi.
Suppl., 194 (1931)

Syn: Periploca tunicata Retz. Observ. Bot. (Retzius) ii. 15.

tunicata/tunicatum means like a tunic or skirt, can be interpreted as
coat though though more of an inner garment :p.

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Pankaj





On Nov 1, 4:57 pm, tanay bose <tanaybos...@gmail.com> wrote:
> A new plant for me dinesh ji
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> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 1:51 AM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Asclepiadaceae (milkweed family) ~ Apocynaceae » *Cynanchum tunicatum*
> > *Synonyms*: *Asclepias tunicata, Cynanchum pauciflorum, Periploca tunicata
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> > *sigh-NAN-chum* -- from the Greek *kyon* (dog) and *ancho* (to
> > strangle)
> > *too-nih-KAY-tum* -- coated
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> > *commonly known as*: coated swallow-wort, few-flowered cynanchum •
> > Bengali: chagul-pati • Marathi: पांचाली panchali • Sinhalese: kang-koombala
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> > *Native to*: India, Sri Lanka, s-e Asia
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> > Attached views from Lion's Point, near Lonavala
> > ... for more views:
> >http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=91314344%40N00&q=Cynanchumtunicatum&m...
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> *Tanay Bose*
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