Jacquemontia pentantha from Kaikondrahalli lake Bangalore-GS25012022-2

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 25, 2022, 12:16:45 AMJan 25
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Jacquemontia pentantha (Jacq.) G. Don

Climber with ovate-cordate leaves, flowers blue about 25 mm across on long pedunculate cymes.

 Closely similar to J paniculata which has calyx lobes ovate-lanceolate nearly 5-6 mm broad, and corolla shorter barely 1 cm long as against 2-4 mm broad and corolla 2 cm long in J. pentantha.

Photographed from near from Kaikondrahalli lake Bangalore, 17-9-2015.



Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
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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.

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