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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Aug 24, 2021, 2:19:28 PM8/24/21
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Dear Members,
Please ID wild plant, kind regards, Sam.

Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671

Altitude: 1400fsl

Flower date: 02.08.2021, 03.50pm

Habitat: wild moisture

Plant habit: climbing, branches, hard thorny rigid young and cylindrical old stem, purple young shoot, hanging or climbing spring or tendrils tip thread, perennial

Height: 05 meters

Leaves: alternate, ovate, oblong, apex, size:12×6cm or less

Flower: orbital racemose, clustered, diameter:18mm, green, non fragrant

Fruit: ovate capsules, green into black size:1×.8mm, edible little sweet

Seed: brown up to 3 nos., pear shaped, size:2.5×1.5mm

Camera: mobile Samsung Galaxy A21s

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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Aug 24, 2021, 2:21:34 PM8/24/21
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Nidhan Singh

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Aug 24, 2021, 7:56:12 PM8/24/21
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Please check for Smilax sp.

Shiny Rehel

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Aug 25, 2021, 2:00:35 AM8/25/21
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This look like Smilax zeylanica ( Syn. S.ovalifolia)
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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Aug 25, 2021, 11:44:17 AM8/25/21
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It is very close to Smilax wallichii  dear Nidhan ji and dear Keystone Foundation.  Thank you very much for helping to ID my plant, with kind regards, Sam.

J.M. Garg

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Aug 31, 2021, 2:28:53 AM8/31/21
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Thanks, Shiny ji, for the id.
I agree with you as per images and details at Smilax zeylanica L.
Smilax wallichii Kunth have distribution only in E.Himalayas as per POWO.

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Sam Kuzhalanattu

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Aug 31, 2021, 2:34:46 AM8/31/21
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Dear Garg ji, Nidhan ji, Shiny maam, all Members,
Thank you very much for ID my plant, with kind regards, Sam.
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