340 ID wild plant Sonerila

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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Jul 14, 2022, 2:31:10 AMJul 14
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Please ID wild plant, kind regards, Sam.

Location: near Vannappuram, Thodupuzha, Idukki Dist., Kerala PIN:685607

Altitude: 1500fsl

Flower date: 13.07.2022, 03.55pm

Habitat: wild, moisture, misty hill, wind

Plant habit: erect, no stem, tamarind taste, annual

Height: 25cm including lengthy peduncle

Leaves: alternate, heart shaped, apex, soft glossy, tamarind taste, size up to:08×6cm

Flower: racemose, clustered, 3 petals, diameter:22mm, pink, non fragrant

Fruit: cone shaped, green into brown, size:12×5mm

Seed: 

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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Jul 14, 2022, 2:40:31 AMJul 14
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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Jul 14, 2022, 3:00:11 AMJul 14
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Smita Raskar

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Jul 15, 2022, 3:22:46 AMJul 15
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Sonerila sp.


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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Jul 15, 2022, 9:29:22 AMJul 15
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Thank you very much dear Smita ji for Genus confirmation.  Sharing more information and a screenshot.
The plant having lengthy purplish tamarind tasted fleshy peduncle with more than 12 pedicels.
With kind regards, Sam.
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J.M. Garg

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Jul 21, 2022, 12:52:33 AMJul 21
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To me appears close to images at Sonerila scapigera Dalzell
Pl. check

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Saroj Kasaju

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Jul 21, 2022, 2:35:43 AMJul 21
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I guess the ID is too correct !
Thank you.

Saroj Kasaju


Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Jul 21, 2022, 2:38:34 AMJul 21
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Yes, it is Sonerila scapigera, dear Garg ji and Saroj ji, thank you very much for ID my plant, with kind regards, Sam.

J.M. Garg

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Jul 21, 2022, 4:04:34 AMJul 21
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Thanks, Santhosh ji

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From: Dr E S Santhosh Kumar <santhos...@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 at 13:06
Subject: Re: [efloraofindia:428127] 340 ID wild plant Sonerila
To: J.M. Garg <jmg...@gmail.com>


Sonerila rotundifolia

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Dr. E S SANTHOSH KUMAR MSc, PhD, FIAT, FABSc, FLS 
Member: IUCN SSC Western Ghats Plant Specialist Group
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBG&RI), 
Palode, Karimancode P.O.
Thiruvananthapuram-695562
Kerala, India
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J.M. Garg

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Jul 21, 2022, 4:07:06 AMJul 21
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Thanks, Santhosh ji.
I was worried about the hairiness of the calyx tube at 
https://efloraofindia.com/2011/03/30/sonerila-rotundifolia/
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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Jul 22, 2022, 3:56:53 AMJul 22
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Yes, it is Sonerila rotundifolia, thank you very much dear Santhosh ji for ID my plant, with kind regards, Sam.
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