[efloraofindia:35129] Asclepiadaceae for id 180510MK2

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Muthu Karthick

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May 18, 2010, 3:41:03 AM5/18/10
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Dear all,
Kindly id this Asclepiadaceae tree.


Date/Time- 

02-05-2010 / 04:00 PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- 

Mudumalai WLS; 900 msl; TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

Forest fringe

Plant Habit-

Tree

Height/Length- 

Up to 5 metre

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

15 x 10cm; tomentose both sides; 

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

Terminal

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

white; 3-4cm across; calyx acute 5; calyx 0.5mm long; coriaceous corolla with orange tinge

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 


Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 


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Navendu

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May 19, 2010, 2:41:13 AM5/19/10
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Looks like Wrightia arborea or Wrightia tomentosa (Apocynaceaea)

navendu

On May 18, 12:41 pm, Muthu Karthick <nmk....@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Kindly id this Asclepiadaceae tree.
>
> *Date/Time-*
>
> 02-05-2010 / 04:00 PM
>
> *Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-*
>
> Mudumalai WLS; 900 msl; TN
>
> *Habitat-** Garden**/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-*
>
> Forest fringe
>
> *Plant Habit-*
>
> Tree
>
> *Height/Length-*
>
> Up to 5 metre
>
> *Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-*
>
> 15 x 10cm; tomentose both sides;
>
> *Inflorescence Type/ Size-*
>
> Terminal
>
> *Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-*
>
> white; 3-4cm across; calyx acute 5; calyx 0.5mm long; coriaceous corolla
> with orange tinge
>
> *Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- *
>
> *Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- *
>
> --
> Muthu Karthick, N
> Junior Research Fellow
> Care Earth Trust
> Chennai - 61www.careearthtrust.org
>
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Dr Santhosh Kumar

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May 19, 2010, 4:17:48 AM5/19/10
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It is Wrightia arborea as identified by Mr Navendu
 
Santhosh

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Pardeshi S.

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May 19, 2010, 4:51:14 AM5/19/10
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it is
Wrightia arborea (Dennst.) Mabb. in Taxon 26: 533, 1977; Almeida, Fl.
Mah. 3: 219, 2001; Singh et al, Fl. Mah. St. 2: 327, 2001.
Synonyms: Periploca arborea Dennst. Schluss. 13, 23 & 25, 1818.
W. tomentosa Roem. & Schult. Syst. Veg. 4: 414, 1819; Hook.f., Fl.
Brit. Ind. 3: 653, 1882; Cooke, Fl. Pres. Bombay 2: 200, 1958. W.
pubescens Roth. Nov. Pl. Sp. 130, 1821 (non R. Br.,1810).
Nerium tomentosum Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 6, 1832.
W. coalita Ham. ex Dilwyn, Rev. Hort. Mal. 41, 1839.
W. wallichii A. DC. Prodr., 8: 405, 1836.
W. mollissima Wall. Pl. As. Rar. 2: 39, t. 146, 1831.
Common name: Dhordudha kuda.
Diagnostic character: Milky latex, corolline corona
common id Moist deciduous and drydeciduous forest
Regards
Satish Pardeshi

On May 19, 1:17 pm, Dr Santhosh Kumar <drsanthosh1...@gmail.com>
wrote:
> It is Wrightia arborea as identified by Mr Navendu
>
> Santhosh
>
> On 18 May 2010 13:11, Muthu Karthick <nmk....@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
>
>
> > Dear all,
> > Kindly id this Asclepiadaceae tree.
>
> >  *Date/Time-*
>
> > 02-05-2010 / 04:00 PM
>
> > *Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-*
>
> > Mudumalai WLS; 900 msl; TN
>
> > *Habitat-** Garden**/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-*
>
> > Forest fringe
>
> > *Plant Habit-*
>
> > Tree
>
> > *Height/Length-*
>
> > Up to 5 metre
>
> > *Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-*
>
> > 15 x 10cm; tomentose both sides;
>
> > *Inflorescence Type/ Size-*
>
> > Terminal
>
> > *Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-*
>
> > white; 3-4cm across; calyx acute 5; calyx 0.5mm long; coriaceous corolla
> > with orange tinge
>
> > *Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- *
>
> > *Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- *
>
> > --
> > Muthu Karthick, N
> > Junior Research Fellow
> > Care Earth Trust
> > Chennai - 61
> >www.careearthtrust.org
>
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Muthu Karthick

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May 20, 2010, 5:00:23 AM5/20/10
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Thank you all, for the id.
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