Euphorbiaceae week - ?Euphorbia, ID help please 20110312sm

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Samir Mehta

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Mar 12, 2011, 8:28:59 AM3/12/11
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photographed at the Veer Jijamata Udyan in early January 2011.

Garden shrub, 3-4 ft; was seen growing in a huge pot; no stem, leaves sprang from very close to the ground.
The ?flower / inflorescence was silver in color (as seen in images).
The leaf margin had small spines; leaves stiff, smooth surface and curved laterally.

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Samir Mehta
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Gurcharan Singh

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Mar 12, 2011, 9:20:17 AM3/12/11
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I suppose not Euphorbia. Perhaps some Agave sp.

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Mahadeswara

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Mar 12, 2011, 10:37:07 AM3/12/11
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Not Euphorbia. Could be Agave sps.
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Samir Mehta

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Mar 12, 2011, 10:39:45 PM3/12/11
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Many Thanks Gurcharan ji and Mahadesara ji for the lead.

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Samir

Pankaj Kumar

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Mar 13, 2011, 3:28:34 AM3/13/11
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Bromeliaceae. Some of the so called Cat's Claw.
Pankaj
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Gurcharan Singh

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Mar 13, 2011, 4:51:29 AM3/13/11
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Pankaj ji
I marvel your keen eye.


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Rashida Atthar

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Mar 13, 2011, 8:09:27 AM3/13/11
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Could this possible be Bromelia balansea, Mez. or Bromelia pinguin. I came across the description  of Bormelia balansae in Aima's book Pg 64  as follows: " A large  dense and vicious terrestrial rosette about 3 ft. tall, used for fencing; stiff green leaves with dangerous hook spines facing both directions; center turning red before bloom; flowers white, in paniculate inflorescence forming branches of small.ovoid, orange yellow fruit  with pineapple flavour. Can be easily confused with B. pinguin, but balansae has broad sepal tips, while pinguin has needle-like sepal  tips and loose inflorescence."
 
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Rashida.   

Samir Mehta

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Mar 17, 2011, 9:04:59 AM3/17/11
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A special thanks to you Pankaj ji.
Thank You Rashida ji for trying to nail the id.

Regards,

Samir




On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Pankaj Kumar <sahani...@gmail.com> wrote:

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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.

Some earlier relevant feedback:

“Bromeliaceae. Some of the so called Cat's Claw.
Pankaj”

 

Could this possible be Bromelia balansea, Mez. or Bromelia pinguin. I came across the description  of Bormelia balansae in Aima's book Pg 64  as follows: " A large  dense and vicious terrestrial rosette about 3 ft. tall, used for fencing; stiff green leaves with dangerous hook spines facing both directions; center turning red before bloom; flowers white, in paniculate inflorescence forming branches of small.ovoid, orange yellow fruit  with pineapple flavour. Can be easily confused with B. pinguin, but balansae has broad sepal tips, while pinguin has needle-like sepal  tips and loose inflorescence." from Rashida ji.

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Aarti S. Khale

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Jun 27, 2011, 11:44:38 AM6/27/11
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Dr Samir ji,
Posting my pictures taken at Jijamata Udyan....hope of the same plant.
Taken at the Plant Nursery, a potted plant.
One picture was posted earlier on the group....but I missed out the
name in case it was identified.
Aarti

On 6/26/11, Samir Mehta <samirm...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 'Not at all surprising given the way you have covered Jijamata Udyan Aarti
> ji.
> Was it identified / some lead or hint?
> Will be nice if you could give the link (or the subject line to find the
> post) so we can all compare the images in your post.
>
> Regards,'
>
>
> Aarti ji, the above message did not go to indiatreepix website address was
> incorrect in your original post. (Even your message is not reflected in the
> group site)
>
> Regards,
>
> Samir
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>
>
> On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 8:19 PM, Aarti S. Khale
> <aarti...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Dr Samir ji,
>> I had posted similar one from Jijamata Udyan earlier.
>> Aarti


>>
>> On Mar 17, 5:04 pm, Samir Mehta <samirmeht...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > A special thanks to you Pankaj ji.
>> > Thank You Rashida ji for trying to nail the id.
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >
>> > Samir
>> >

>> > On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com


>> >wrote:
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>> > > Bromeliaceae. Some of the so called Cat's Claw.
>> > > Pankaj
>> >

>> > > On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 9:09 AM, Samir Mehta <samirmeht...@gmail.com

>> > > Dehradun - 248001, India- Hide quoted text -
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J.M. Garg

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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.
Some earlier relevant feedback:
Bromeliaceae. Some of the so called Cat's Claw.
Pankaj”

“Could this possible be Bromelia balansea, Mez. or Bromelia pinguin. I came across the description  of Bormelia balansae in Aima's book Pg 64  as follows: " A large  dense and vicious terrestrial rosette about 3 ft. tall, used for fencing; stiff green leaves with dangerous hook spines facing both directions; center turning red before bloom; flowers white, in paniculate inflorescence forming branches of small.ovoid, orange yellow fruit  with pineapple flavour. Can be easily confused with B. pinguin, but balansae has broad sepal tips, while pinguin has needle-like sepal  tips and loose inflorescence." from Rashida ji.
 
"Dr Samir ji,
Posting my pictures taken at Jijamata Udyan....hope of the same plant.
Taken at the Plant Nursery, a potted plant.
One picture was posted earlier on the group....but I missed out the name in case it was identified.
Aarti"

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J.M. Garg

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Dec 6, 2019, 3:43:52 AM12/6/19
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I think close to images at Billbergia amoena (Lodd.) Lindl. 
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Aarti S. Khale

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Dec 6, 2019, 3:57:37 AM12/6/19
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Garg Ji,
Can we consider Billbergia macrocalyx?
Regards,
Aarti

J.M. Garg

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