Malvaceae Week: Malva microcarpa from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 9, 2011, 2:18:03 AM9/9/11
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From: Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 8:03 AM
Subject: Malvaceae Week: Malva neglecta from Delhi
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Malva microcarpa Pers., Syn. 2:251. 1806.
Syn: Malva parviflora var. microcarpa (Pers.) Loscos

Prostrate herb with 1-5 cm long orbicular, 3-7 angular leaves, cordate at base; stipules 2-4 mm long; flowers solitary or paired in axils; pedicel 3-6 mm long, elongating to 2 cm in fruit; epicalyx segments linear, 3-4 mm long; calyx scarcely enlarged in fruit; petals almost as long as sepals, white or with pinkish tips; fruit with 9-10 obscurely reticulate mericarps.

Photographed from Vikas Puri New Delhi, growing in neglected lawns.

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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/

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Balkar Arya

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Sep 9, 2011, 11:43:04 AM9/9/11
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Nice Pics Sir. Thanks for many posts on Malva
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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