Kleinhovia hospita

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tanay bose

Mar 8, 2010, 10:52:43 AM3/8/10
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Plant Name: Kleinhovia hospita L.

Family: Sterculiaceae

Date/Time- January 2010

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- 24Parganas South [West Bengal]

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Planted

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

Height/Length- About 15meters

Stem- Stem 27-72 cm tall, trailing or ascending, sometimes rooting at nodes, with 0.2-1.4 mm patent or retrorse appressed nonglandular trichomes. Stipules lanceolate to subulate, distinct.

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- The leaves are broadly ovate, and 10-20 cm long, with pointed tip, and heart-shaped base.

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- The flowers are pink, about 8 mm long, and borne in panicles 20-40 cm long, terminating the branches.

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- The fruit is a thin-walled, inflated capsule about 2 cm long

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc. – no informations

Tanay Bose
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Kenneth Greby

Mar 8, 2010, 11:53:32 PM3/8/10
to tanay bose, efloraofindia
 I believe that this is now considered as Malvaceae (along with others of Sterculiaceae).

 Ken Greby.

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tanay bose

Mar 8, 2010, 11:57:31 PM3/8/10
to Kenneth Greby, efloraofindia
 Yes ken now its Malvaceae
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