efloraofindia:''For Id 29092011MR3’’ thorny Cactus no leaves only pretty yellow flowers Pune

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Madhuri Raut

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Sep 28, 2011, 11:44:38 PM9/28/11
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Request for identification


Date/Time-Sep 2011


Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-Pune


Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-Garden


Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Cactus


Height/Length- 2 ft approx


Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size no leaves only thorny stems at tip of one stem ?green leaves

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Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- small yellow flowers and ?orange flowers on 1 stem


Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- not seen


Other Information there was another cactus near it could not seperate it due tot horns


Regards

Bhagyashri

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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 28, 2011, 11:52:35 PM9/28/11
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Euphorbia milii


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Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
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hari lal

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Sep 28, 2011, 11:57:04 PM9/28/11
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i go with Dr.Singh
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Tanay Bose

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Sep 29, 2011, 12:02:40 AM9/29/11
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Yes E milii
Tanay

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Pinki

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Sep 29, 2011, 12:10:41 AM9/29/11
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Euphorbia milli or 'Kiss-me' plant

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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 29, 2011, 12:39:25 AM9/29/11
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Dear Alok, I wonder who gave this name, don't kiss it unless you want to hurt your lips

Here are some

Jump up and kiss me------------------------------------------Viola sp., pansy

Kiss me quick....................................................Brunfelsia bonodora, Portulaca pilosa, Viola tricolor

Kiss me over the garden gate..............................Persicaria orientalis

Kiss me plant....................................................Nematanthus sp.


Perhaps more can be found

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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/ 

Satish Phadke

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Sep 29, 2011, 8:10:43 AM9/29/11
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Thanks for this Interesting information on Kiss me plants......
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Dr Satish Phadke

Ushadi micromini

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Sep 29, 2011, 9:48:00 AM9/29/11
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agree with everything above...
saying it again...
not a cactus..
plant is from africa...
not the new world...
and thorns dont mean cactus...
Usha di
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On Sep 29, 5:10 pm, Satish Phadke <drsmpha...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for this Interesting information on Kiss me plants......
>
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 10:09 AM, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> > Dear Alok, I wonder who gave this name, don't kiss it unless you want to
> > hurt your lips
>
> > Here are some
>
> > Jump up and kiss me------------------------------------------Viola sp.,
> > pansy
>
> > Kiss me quick....................................................Brunfelsia
> > bonodora, Portulaca pilosa, Viola tricolor
>
> > Kiss me over the garden gate..............................Persicaria
> > orientalis
>
> > Kiss me
> > plant....................................................Nematanthus sp.
>
> > Perhaps more can be found
>
> > --
> > 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/
>

Madhuri Raut

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Sep 29, 2011, 10:08:45 AM9/29/11
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@Ushadi I thought succulents with spines are called Cactii
Regards
Bhagyashri

Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 29, 2011, 10:29:47 AM9/29/11
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Not to blame Madhuri ji most people think all spiny succulents as cacti, that is why Cacti and succulents are generally exhibited together in most exhibitions. Cacti strictly means plants of family Cactaceae, with areoles surrounded by spines of various sizes and generally hairy/woolly within. Most people find it difficult to separate succulent Euphorbia species which may have spines but not areoles.


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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/ 

Madhuri Raut

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Sep 29, 2011, 12:50:31 PM9/29/11
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Thank you Gurcharanji for quick explanation. Now I understand the difference
Regards
Bhagyashri

Madhuri Raut

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Sep 29, 2011, 1:47:21 PM9/29/11
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@Ushadi Gurcharanji has given the most distinguishing characteristic of cactii. Can you provide easy to understand differences or features of Agave,Aloe, Succulents and Euphorbia for a non botanist like me.
Regards
Bhagyashri

ushadi Micromini

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Sep 29, 2011, 2:00:38 PM9/29/11
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no... too much writing...
working for  a set of funerals  in family as of now... and folowed by shraddha and pujas... and family from around the world... and everything else that goes with 50+ people to eat sleep etc...  sorry...
google it...
please
hope you understand

usha di
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Madhuri Raut

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Sep 29, 2011, 2:02:15 PM9/29/11
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Sure Ushadi
Regards
Bhagyashri

Dr Pankaj Kumar

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Sep 29, 2011, 8:26:32 PM9/29/11
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There is one main difference between Cactaceae and other cactaceae
llike plants
Cactus will never have leaves except for a genus called Pereskia.
Almost all other families with cactus like habit will have leaves.
In Cactaceae what looks like spines are actually modification of
leaves, but in Euphorbiaceae spines are the modification of stipules.
Regards
Pankaj



On Sep 30, 2:02 am, Madhuri Raut <itii...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Sure Ushadi
> Regards
> Bhagyashri
>
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 11:30 PM, ushadi Micromini <
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> microminipho...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > no... too much writing...
> > working for  a set of funerals  in family as of now... and folowed by
> > shraddha and pujas... and family from around the world... and everything
> > else that goes with 50+ people to eat sleep etc...  sorry...
> > google it...
> > please
> > hope you understand
>
> > usha di
> > ======
>
> > On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 11:17 PM, Madhuri Raut <itii...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >> @Ushadi Gurcharanji has given the most distinguishing characteristic of
> >> cactii. Can you provide easy to understand differences or features of
> >> Agave,Aloe, Succulents and Euphorbia for a non botanist like me.
> >> Regards
> >> Bhagyashri
>
> >> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 10:20 PM, Madhuri Raut <itii...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >>> Thank you Gurcharanji for quick explanation. Now I understand the
> >>> difference
> >>> Regards
> >>> Bhagyashri
>
> >>> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 7:59 PM, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> >>>> Not to blame Madhuri ji most people think all spiny succulents as cacti,
> >>>> that is why Cacti and succulents are generally exhibited together in most
> >>>> exhibitions. Cacti strictly means plants of family Cactaceae, with areoles
> >>>> surrounded by spines of various sizes and generally hairy/woolly within.
> >>>> Most people find it difficult to separate succulent Euphorbia species which
> >>>> may have spines but not areoles.
>
> >>>> --
> >>>> 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/
>

Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 29, 2011, 9:35:42 PM9/29/11
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Thanks Pankaj ji for adding this very important feature.

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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/ 

Madhuri Raut

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Sep 29, 2011, 10:35:27 PM9/29/11
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Thank you Pankajji for this valuable information
Regards
Bhagyashri
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