Morus macroura from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

Feb 27, 2010, 8:12:41 AM2/27/10
to efloraofindia, Flowers of India

Sending Morus macroura Miq. (syn: Morus alba var. laevigata Bureau; M. laevigata Wall. ex Brandis), from Delhi. Please notice closely serrate leaves and 5-10 cm long drooping male catkins almost 2-3 times as long as M. alba.

Date/Time- 26-2-2010, 2.30 pm

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Ashok Vihar, Delhi, 213 m asl

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Cultivated along roadsides

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Deciduous tree

Height/Length- up to 6 m

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- simple, closely serrate

Inflorescence Type/ Size- catkin, male drooping 5-10 cm long

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-  greenish white, small, 4 perianth and stamens

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.-


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

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