My rocky patch re-visited in SGNP

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kiran srivastava

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Sep 7, 2009, 12:47:12 AM9/7/09
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Lat year I wrote about Neanotis montholoni flowering in open rocky
patch below Kanheri Caves in Sanjay Gandhi National Park(SGNP). I also
mentioned that this flower was not observed in 2007. My subject was
titled succession of flowers but was corrected as that was not quite a
correct interpretation.

After a heavy continous spell of rains this week I re-visited the same
area to check the flowers. Apart from the regular Orientale Sesame and
Silver Spiked Coxcombs I came across the attached flowers - yellow one
(a shrub about waist high) and two small prostrate herbs. These I did
not observe in 2007 and 2008. Request identification please?

It is interesting to observe the change in vegetation and how some
flowers dominate one season only to be replaced by another species the
next. Incidentally, I did not see any Neanotis montholoni flowers.

Cheers,
Kiran Srivastava
Mumbai

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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 7, 2009, 1:17:40 AM9/7/09
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... as a moderator, requesting you to keep posts separated for every plant discussed ... beneficial to everyone without doubt ... thank you very much.
 
 
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... is a species of Corchorus, most probably C. aestuans OR C.olitorius; lesser likely C. capsularis.
 
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... is most likely Lindernia ciliata
 
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J.M. Garg

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Sep 20, 2009, 2:28:45 AM9/20/09
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Hi, Kiran ji,
Could you confirm the species?
 

Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise pl.

Earlier relevant feedback:

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... is a species of Corchorus, most probably C. aestuans OR C.olitorius; lesser likely C. capsularis.
 
009.jpg and 015.jpg:
... is most likely Lindernia ciliata" from Dinesh ji.

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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 20, 2009, 2:33:23 AM9/20/09
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... the Corchorus species is C. aestuans ... commonly known as: East Indian mallow, jute, West African mallow • Kannada: ಚುಮ್ಚು ಗಿಡ chunchu gida • Sanskrit: चुञ्चु chunchuh • Telugu: kajati, kalasa, నేల బెర nela bera, పట్ట patta
 
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