DV - 30APR09 - 0833 :: member of Asteraceae ?

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Dinesh Valke

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Jul 24, 2010, 1:09:39 AM7/24/10
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Dear friends,
Could this be a member of Asteraceae ?
Based on memory of Elephantopus scaber.
ID please.



Date/Time
: April 30, 2009 at 8.33am IST
Location Place : base of Koraigad, Lonavala, Maharashtra
Altitude : about 792 m (above mean sea level)
GPS : around 18°37'34.19"N, 73°23'1.70"E

Habitat : scrub forest, mountain base
Type : deciduous forest

Plant
Habit
: hairy herb ... (could be prostrate, semi-erect)
Height : about 5 - 6 inches
Length : - not a climber -

Leaves
Type
: hairy, simple, not sure of arrangement, margin entire.
Shape : lanceolate
Size : about 10 - 15 mm, not sure

Inflorescence
Type
: apical cluster
Size : about 25 - 30 mm

Flowers
Size
: about 4 - 5 mm
Colour : yellow
Calyx : do not know
Bracts : - no bracts -

Fruits
Type
: do not know
Shape : do not know
Size : do not know
Seeds : do not know


Other Info
Fragrance : do not know
Pollinator : do not know
Uses : do not know

 



Regards.
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Prashant awale

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Jul 24, 2010, 1:16:52 AM7/24/10
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Dear Dinesh,
Check for Nanothamnus sericeus  (Family: Asteraceae).
regards
Prashant

Dinesh Valke

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Jul 24, 2010, 1:19:25 AM7/24/10
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... right on dot, dear Prashant ... many thanks for the ID.
Your flower at FOI: http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Silky%20Dwarf%20Bush.html

Regards.

tanay bose

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Jul 24, 2010, 1:58:14 AM7/24/10
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Great capture of the plant !!
the flowers of Nanothamnus sericeus are really small!
Tanay
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