Study of Flacourtia

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katie bagli

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Sep 1, 2009, 11:27:45 PM9/1/09
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Hi,
The Flacourtia shrub was seen everywhere in Malshej, flowering and fruiting, and so also the Common leopard butterfly, whose caterpillar considers it as its foodplant. It was interesting to note that its flowers grew directly from the old branches.  Also, its 2-inch long spines were at right angles to each other, as can be seen from the attached pics.
Cheers,
katie

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Satish Phadke

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Sep 2, 2009, 9:29:47 AM9/2/09
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Useful and keen observation
Thanks
Dr Phadke Satish

2009/9/2 katie bagli <katie...@yahoo.co.in>



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geeta arun

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Sep 2, 2009, 2:22:58 PM9/2/09
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Hi Katie & Dr. Phadke ,
Posting photographs of  Flacourtia indica showing flowers & fruits coming directly from branches.
the photographs are taken at Matheran on 6-6-09.
Regards,
Geeta Samant.
Mumbai

 
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J.M. Garg

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Sep 2, 2009, 11:11:50 PM9/2/09
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Hi, Geeta ji,
To me these look different from Flacourtia indica as per link:
2009/9/2 geeta arun <geeta...@gmail.com>
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Neil Soares

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Sep 3, 2009, 12:23:12 AM9/3/09
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Hi,
 Sorry to come in so late but this shrub is Maytenus rothiana [Gymnospora rothiana] locally called Yenkli. Please check the archives of this group for the previous discussion on this.
                     Regards,
                       Neil.


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Satish Phadke

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Sep 3, 2009, 4:25:42 AM9/3/09
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I was wondering how it can be Flacourtia?
Attaching my earlier pictures
http://groups.google.co.in/group/indiantreepix/browse_thread/thread/e89e7291df411aa2
Dr Phadke

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geeta arun

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Sep 3, 2009, 5:06:54 AM9/3/09
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Thanks friends for correcting me.I really feel happy to receive expert,s opinion which encourages me to read more about plants.
 Gargji I am forwarding this dicussion to Bnhs field botany group, for the benefit of my other friends which are not on this group.
 Regards,
 Geeta.

 
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