Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week :: Dendrolobium umbellatum at Sanjay Gandhi National Park & Karnala Bird Sanctuary

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Dinesh Valke

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Nov 6, 2011, 2:49:07 PM11/6/11
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Dendrolobium umbellatum (L.) Benth.

  • den-droh-LOH-bee-um -- from the Greek dendron (tree) and lobos (pod, capsule)
    um-bell-AY-tum -- in umbels

Dendrolobium umbellatum
Aug 26, 2007 ... at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai


commonly known as: horse bush • Marathi: पांढरा चिकटा pandhra chikta • Kannada: ಜೇನು ಕಡ್ಡಿ ಗಿಡ jenu kaddi gida

Native to: e tropical Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Indo-China, Malesia, e Asia, n Australia


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  • Oct 2, 2011 ... at Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Maharashtra
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  • between Oct 4 & Nov 14, 2009 ... at Yeoor Hills (part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park)
    Horse Bush Dendrolobium umbellatum


Dear friends, embedded images attached for the benefit of those who are unable to view them among contents above.

Regards.
Dinesh
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Balkar Singh

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Nov 6, 2011, 10:02:33 PM11/6/11
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Very Good Complete Set of Pics Dinesh Ji
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Satish Phadke

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Nov 7, 2011, 8:14:00 AM11/7/11
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Very nicely illustrated pictures Dinesh ji
Dendrobium umbellatum
Earlier Desmodium umbellatum
Characters seen here:
Terete stem. Leaves trifoliate.
Flowers 6-12 white; in axillary umbells.
Pods turgid dented on both sutures 4-5 jointed

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 1:19 AM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:



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Dec 3, 2012, 3:41:18 AM12/3/12
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To me it look like Desmodium triangulare and not D. umbellatum...
 
D. umbellatum leaves are quite different...
 
Check kew herbarium photos...

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jmgarg1

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Some earlier relevant feedback:

 Very nicely illustrated pictures Dinesh ji
Dendrobium umbellatum
Earlier Desmodium umbellatum
Characters seen here:
Terete stem. Leaves trifoliate.
Flowers 6-12 white; in axillary umbells.

Pods turgid dented on both sutures 4-5 jointed- from Satish ji.

 

To me it look like Desmodium triangulare and not D. umbellatum...
D. umbellatum leaves are quite different...
Check kew herbarium photos... from Hemson ji.
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radhaveach

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Dec 9, 2012, 10:06:43 AM12/9/12
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It is Desmodium triangulare.
Please see recent discussion about it on this site.

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