Commelinaceae for ID 170611MK03

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Muthu Karthick

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Jun 17, 2011, 7:50:26 AM6/17/11
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Dear all,
Please help to ID this Commelinaceae  found forest floor of Sirumalai, an offshoot mountains of Western ghats.

Date/Time- 

16-05-2010 / 1:30 PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca.1600asl; Dindigul, TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

wild

Plant Habit-

long trailing herb

Height/Length- 

ca. 1 -2 feet

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

c. 7 x 1 cm; linear

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

single cyme

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

c. 1.5 cm across

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 


Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.


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Mayur Nandikar

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Jun 18, 2011, 12:20:16 AM6/18/11
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Hello Muthu ji

This may be Commelina ensifolia R. Br.
Syn. Commelina liongifolia of Thw. 
This opinion drawn from shape of spathe, petal shape and from leaves.

Thank you
And nice caption.
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Department of Botany,
Shivaji University,
Kolhapur.

Muthu Karthick

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Jun 18, 2011, 1:37:37 AM6/18/11
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Thanks Mayurji.

J.M. Garg

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Sep 14, 2011, 5:00:26 AM9/14/11
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.

Some earlier relevant feedback:

“This may be Commelina ensifolia R. Br.

Syn. Commelina liongifolia of Thw.
This opinion drawn from shape of spathe, petal shape and from leaves.
--
Mr. Mayur D. Nandikar,
Research Student,
Department of Botany,
Shivaji University,
Kolhapur.”
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