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raghu ananth

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Jul 2, 2011, 2:56:43 AM7/2/11
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The flower and leaflet structure of the plant draw close to 
Smithia sensitiva,  Fabaceae.

Date/Time-07 Nov 2010
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Chandagal Village, Mysore dist.
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-, Wild
P
lant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-Herb
Height/Length-approx - 1.5 ft, 1-1.43 feet, h
airy stem 
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Shape -Leaflet-- 7 to 15pairs,  1.5cms, margin smooth, 
Inflorescence Type/ Size-
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-1-1.5cms, Yellow, 
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-  

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 

Regards

Raghu
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Dinesh Valke

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Jul 2, 2011, 4:04:02 AM7/2/11
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... looks of Aeschynomene / Sesbania ... my wild guesses !!
Regards.
Dinesh

Ushadi micromini

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Jul 2, 2011, 4:37:15 AM7/2/11
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.If its carpeting the floor its most likely Smithia sensitiva...
and not sesbani


which are most ly erect bush or herb or tree....
and seedpods asre different anatomically....

did you see seedpods? photoged?


Usha di



On Jul 2, 1:04 pm, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com> wrote:
> ... looks of *Aeschynomene* / *Sesbania* ... my wild guesses !!
> Regards.
> Dinesh
>
> On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 12:26 PM, raghu ananth <raghu_...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > *The flower and leaflet structure of the plant draw close to *
> > *Smithia sensitiva, ** Fabaceae.*
> > ***
> > *
> > *
> > Date/Time-07 Nov 2010
> > Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Chandagal Village, Mysore dist.
> > Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-, Wild
> > P
> > lant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-Herb
> > Height/Length-approx - 1.5 ft, 1-1.43 feet, h
> > airy stem
> > Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Shape -Leaflet-- 7 to 15pairs,  1.5cms, margin
> > smooth,
> > Inflorescence Type/ Size-
> > Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-1-1.5cms, Yellow,
> > Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-
>
> > Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.-
>
> > *
> > *Regards*
> > *
> > *
> > *Raghu*

H S

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Jul 2, 2011, 5:12:49 AM7/2/11
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As there are many species in Smithia its difficult to id with some
photos, but surely some Smithia sp. (may be S. sensitiva i guess), not
Sesbania or Aeschynomene (they are erect herbs or undershrubs)

regards,


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J.M. Garg

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Oct 16, 2011, 2:14:44 AM10/16/11
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.

Some earlier relevant feedback:

“... looks of Aeschynomene / Sesbania ... my wild guesses !!
Regards.
Dinesh”              

                

“.If its carpeting the floor its most likely Smithia sensitiva... and not sesbani


 which are most ly erect bush or herb or tree....
and seedpods asre different anatomically....

did you see seedpods?  photoged?

Usha di”

 

“As there are many species in Smithia its difficult to id with some photos, but surely some Smithia sp. (may be S. sensitiva i guess), not Sesbania or Aeschynomene (they are erect herbs or undershrubs)

regards,--
 - H.S.”

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Giby Kuriakose

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Oct 16, 2011, 9:20:46 AM10/16/11
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S. sensitiva of Leguminosae would be the most probable choice. 


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Giby

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