efloraofindia:''For Id 18082011MR1’’ which type of Caladium is this at Pune

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Madhuri Raut

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Aug 18, 2011, 12:03:21 AM8/18/11
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Respected members,
Which type of Caladium is this plant with following specifications. Is it Caladium Carolyn Wharton? What are the common names for Caladium?

I have also attached a picture which shows both Caladium bicolor and this plant to be identified.


Date/Time- 29/7/2011  3.00 pm


Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-  Pune Maharashtra


Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Garden 


Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-  Small potted plant


Height/Length- short plant grows upto maybe 1 foot in height


Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- heart shaped leaves, green with pink speckles and red veins


Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- White flowers hood like


Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- Not seen


Regards

Bhagyashri

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Balkar Arya

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Aug 18, 2011, 11:19:05 AM8/18/11
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I think all Caladium bicolor and different varieties of this sp 
pls see the link
 carolyn wharton etc are the name given to different garden cultivars of C. bicolor
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
09416262964

Madhuri Raut

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Aug 19, 2011, 1:55:49 AM8/19/11
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Respected Balkarji, 
Thank You for the information
Regards
Bhagyashri
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