¿ Datura inoxia ?

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Dinesh Valke

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Feb 4, 2010, 12:15:52 PM2/4/10
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Dear friends,
Not sure whether this is Datura inoxia, please validate.
Is D. metel quite different from D. inoxia ?
 
 
Date/Time : February 7, 2009 at 2.43pm IST
Location Place : Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary ... Altitude : 63 m ... GPS : 19°24'29.93"N, 72°53'44.59"E
Habitat : Wild ... Type : dried-up stream-bed
Plant Habit : Herb ... Height : about 50 cm
Leaves Type : simple, not sure alternate / opposite... Shape : base rounded, elliptic - lanceolate... Size : about 5 - 15 cm
Inflorescence Type : solitary
Flowers Size : about 15 cm  ... Colour : white ... Calyx : :(... Bracts : :(
Fruits Type : :( ... Shape : :( ... Size : :( ... Seeds : :(

Other Info :
Fragrance : :( ...  Pollinator : :( ...  Uses : :(
 
 
Regards.
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shrikant ingalhalikar

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Feb 4, 2010, 10:54:40 PM2/4/10
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This would be D. metel because the calyx is more than half long as
corolla and is evenly lobed. Rgds, Shrikant Ingalhalikar

On Feb 4, 10:15 pm, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear friends,

> Not sure whether this is *Datura inoxia*, please validate.
> Is *D. metel* quite different from *D. inoxia* ?
>
>  *Date/Time* : February 7, 2009 at 2.43pm IST
> *Location Place* : Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary ... *Altitude* : 63 m
> ... *GPS* : 19°24'29.93"N, 72°53'44.59"E
> *Habitat* : Wild ... *Type* : dried-up stream-bed
> *Plant Habit* : Herb ... *Height *: about 50 cm
> *Leaves Type *: simple, not sure alternate / opposite... *Shape* : base
> rounded, elliptic - lanceolate... *Size* : about 5 - 15 cm
> *Inflorescence Type* : solitary
> *Flowers Size* : about 15 cm  ... *Colour* : white ... *Calyx* : :(... *
> Bracts* : :(
> *Fruits Type* : :( ... *Shape *: :( ... *Size* : :( ... *Seeds* : :(
>
> *Other Info* :
> *Fragrance* : :( ...  *Pollinator* : :( ...  *Uses* : :(
>
> Regards.
>
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Pardeshi S.

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Feb 5, 2010, 12:30:43 AM2/5/10
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Hello Dinesh ji
it is
Datura innoxia Mill. Gard.---As the fruiting spines are long and
numerous(pic no 4--3275900303_6285a94300_b) (in case of D. metal they
are very short and distant)
Common names: Dhotra, Pandhra Dhotra, Safed Dhotra.

Datura metel L.
Common names: Indian Datura, Dhotra, Kala-dhotra.

Regards
Satish Pardeshi

Dinesh Valke

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Feb 5, 2010, 12:47:39 AM2/5/10
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Many thanks to Satish ji and Shrikant ji for the help with ID ...
Attaching the cropped version of ORIGINAL sized photo of pic no 4--3275900303_6285a94300_b showing the fruits for benefit of those who are not able to spot them easily.
 
Regards.
 


 
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