Malvaceae week: Decaschistia crotonifolia Wight & Arn.

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Muthu Karthick

Sep 8, 2011, 6:46:41 AM9/8/11
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Name: Decaschistia crotonifolia Wight & Arn.
Family: Malvaceae

Date: 13 Nov 2009
Place: Sathyamangalam RF, TN
Altitude: c. 1000 ASL
Forest type: Dry Deciduous

Local Tamil name: kalla sedi (refers the capsule)

Usage: stem fibre is used for tying purpose

Muthu Karthick, N
Care Earth Trust
#15, second main road,
Thillai ganga nagar,
Chennai - 600 061
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Muthu Karthick

Sep 8, 2011, 6:52:39 AM9/8/11
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attaching the habit of plant with the habitat
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Gurcharan Singh

Sep 8, 2011, 6:55:30 AM9/8/11
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Thanks Muthu ji for sharing another interesting plant exclusive to that area.

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089 

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