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Chandan Jyoti Gogoi

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Nov 8, 2010, 12:24:38 AM11/8/10
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Hi all,
 
A few species for you to help me id.
 
1. Image0200 & 0201 was shot in Sadiya, Assam. I don't know what its called exactly but I call it Indian Lego Plant. As in case of lego they can be attached and detached to create beautiful structures, the stems of this plant can also be detached and reattached.
 
2.Image0244 & 0246 - The plant was rescued(?) from Rohmaria, place well known for erosion by Brahmaputra river. The area from where the plant was extracted, was eroded two days later and by now may have reched bay of Bengal!
 
3.Image 0259 - Shot at Digboi
 
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Chandan Jyoti Gogoi
 

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tanay bose

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Nov 8, 2010, 12:34:54 AM11/8/10
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Image0200 & 0201  Equisetum diffusum  (Pteridophyte)

Image0244 & 0246 - 
Asclepias curassavica (Angiosperm)

Image 0259- Zamia (gymnosperm)

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mani nair

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Nov 8, 2010, 2:36:52 AM11/8/10
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3rd and 4th Asclepias curassavica  - These are the food plants of caterpillars of Plain tiger and Striped tiger butterflies.

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Mani.

Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 8, 2010, 8:56:55 AM11/8/10
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First two are
Equisetum debile Roxb. ex Vaucher Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 1: 387. 1822
(Pteridophyte: Equisetaceae) also called horsetail fern.

Second two are
Asclepias curassavica L. Sp. Pl. 1: 215. 1753

Type: Lectotype : Herb. Linn. No. 310.19 (LINN)

Third is:
Zamia pumila L. Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 2: 1659. 1763

Type: Lectotype = "Palma Prunifera humilis non spinosa Insulae
Hispaniolae, fructui jujubino similis, ossiculo triangulo" in
Commelin, Hort. Med. Amstelod. Pl. Rar., 1: 111, t. 58, 1697

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Pankaj

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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 8, 2010, 10:03:25 AM11/8/10
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Chandan ji
In future pl. take care to include photographs of one species ijn one post. Different posts for different species meant for ID. Also please provide information in the prescribed format.



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