Herb for id 300810MK3

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Muthu Karthick

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Aug 30, 2010, 8:16:25 AM8/30/10
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Dear all,
Please help to id this herb. Commonly found in forest floors of deciduous forests. Is this any Malvaceae member?

Date/Time- 

26-08-2010 / 01:00 PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

Moyar valleyt; ca. 300msl; TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

barren hillock; wild

Plant Habit-

procumbent herb

Height/Length- 

Up to 20cm

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

ca.2 X 6cm; obtuse apex; 

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

terminal thryse

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

yellow coloured; 1cm across

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 


Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 


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Muthu Karthick, N
Junior Research Fellow
Care Earth Trust
Chennai - 61
www.careearthtrust.org
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tanay bose

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Aug 30, 2010, 10:18:33 AM8/30/10
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This is not a Malvaceae member
tanay

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Tanay Bose
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Department of Botany
University of British Columbia
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Vijayasankar

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Aug 30, 2010, 10:55:49 AM8/30/10
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Melhania incana, i suppose.

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Vijayasankar


tanay bose

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Aug 30, 2010, 1:45:39 PM8/30/10
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Melhania incana perfect for me
Tanay

Muthu Karthick

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Sep 2, 2010, 4:06:12 AM9/2/10
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Dear all,
Many thanks for the identification of this Sterculiaceae member.
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