01/08/2011/YRP/02/Naoroz Estate/Chethalayam, Sultan Bathery, Wayanad.

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Yazdy Palia

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Aug 1, 2011, 5:07:38 AM8/1/11
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Dear Friends, could someone identify the herb please? The buds are
hardly 1.5 mm in diameter, the flower is around 7 mm in diameter. The
leaves are around 8 mm by 3 mm in length and width.


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Location: Place, Altitude, GPS Chethalayam, Wayanad.
Habitat: Garden, Urban, Wild Type: Wild
Plant Habit: Tree, Shrub, Climber, Herb Herb.
Height, Length. Creeper.
Leaves Type, Shape, Size
Inflorescence Type Size
Flowers Size Colour Calyx Bracts-
Fruits Type, Shape, Size Seeds
Other Information like Frangrance, Pollinator, Uses.
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Yazdy Palia.
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mani nair

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Aug 1, 2011, 5:23:34 AM8/1/11
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Dear Yazdy ji, looks like puncture plant (Tribulus terrestris)
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Mani.

Devi

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Aug 1, 2011, 7:01:36 AM8/1/11
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Dear Yazd'ji,

This is called Mukkutti in Malayalam, Alambusa in Sanskrit. The
botanical name is Biophytum sensitivum.

It's one of the Dashapushpams.


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Devi

mani nair

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Aug 1, 2011, 7:10:52 AM8/1/11
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I stand corrected. Thanks Devi ji for the correct ID.
Regards,
Mani.

Smilax004

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Aug 1, 2011, 7:59:43 AM8/1/11
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This is Biophytum sensitivum, as Devi ji pointed out, of Oxalidaceae
family.
The crushed fresh leaves are very good for fresh wounds even for
wounds created by leaches!


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Giby

Yazdy Palia

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Aug 1, 2011, 2:17:31 PM8/1/11
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Thank you Mani ji Smita Ji, Devi Ji, and Giby Ji.
Regards
Yazdy Palia.

Neil Soares

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Aug 2, 2011, 3:27:41 AM8/2/11
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Hi,
 My photographs of the Little Tree Plant [Biophytum sensitivum] taken at my farm at Shahapur.
                      With regards,
                        Neil Soares

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Little Tree Plant, Biophytum sensitivum 1.jpg
Biophytum sensitivum flowers 1.jpg
Little Tree Plant, Biophytum sensitivum 2.jpg
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Yazdy Palia

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Aug 2, 2011, 3:46:37 AM8/2/11
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Beautiful pictures Mr. Neil Soares.
Regards
Yazdy.

Giby Kuriakose

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Aug 2, 2011, 4:03:28 AM8/2/11
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May be thes closeups of Biophytum sensitivum (Oxalidaceae) would add more details to this thread.


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Giby


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Yazdy Palia

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Aug 2, 2011, 10:18:34 AM8/2/11
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Beautiful closeups Giby Ji.
Regards.
Yazdy.

JM Garg

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May 3, 2020, 5:03:03 AM5/3/20
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I think these should be Biophytum reinwardtii (Zucc.) Klotzsch 
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JM Garg

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May 3, 2020, 5:05:10 AM5/3/20
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I think these images of Giby ji should be of Biophytum reinwardtii (Zucc.) Klotzsch as per details herein.
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Dr E S Santhosh Kumar

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May 3, 2020, 6:46:39 AM5/3/20
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Yes, they are correct. 

J.M. Garg

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May 3, 2020, 6:47:45 AM5/3/20
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Thanks a lot, Sathosh ji
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J.M. Garg

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May 3, 2020, 6:56:19 AM5/3/20
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Thanks a lot, Santhosh ji

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Date: Sun, 3 May 2020 at 16:17
Subject: Re: [efloraofindia:75618] Re: 01/08/2011/YRP/02/Naoroz Estate/Chethalayam, Sultan Bathery, Wayanad.
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Yes,  it is also B. reinwardtii
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