Malvaceae week :: Sida cordata

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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 6, 2011, 4:08:49 PM9/6/11
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Sida cordata (Burm.f.) Borss.Waalk.
  • SEE-duh -- in Greek, a type of water lily; although now a name for a type of mallow
    kor-DAY-tuh -- heart-shaped; referring to leaves

Bhumibala (Sanskrit: भूमिबल)
Nov 3, 2007 at Valley Park, Belapur Hills, Navi Mumbai


commonly known as: heartleaf fanpetals • Hindi: भूइनी bhuinii • Kannada: ಬೆಕ್ಕಿನ ತಲೆ ಗಿಡ bekkina tale gida • Malayalam: വള്ളിക്കുറുന്തൊട്ടി vallikkurgunthotti • Sanskrit: भूमिबल bhumibala, नागबल nagabala • Tamil: kurunthotti, mayirmanikkam • Telugu: benda, gayapaku, tirunala

Distribution: China, India, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand; pantropical species of unknown origin




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Dinesh

Madhuri Pejaver

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Sep 6, 2011, 4:42:19 PM9/6/11
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wow. So many sps of Sida!
thanks for sharing
Madhuri

--- On Wed, 7/9/11, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:

Vijayasankar

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Sep 6, 2011, 6:43:13 PM9/6/11
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Dinesh ji,

A picture (Nov 23...) of Sida mysorensis (= S. glutinosa) is mixed up here. This one has branched inflorescence, whereas, flowers in S. cordata are solitary.
 
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Vijayasankar Raman
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi

Dinesh Valke

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Sep 7, 2011, 12:20:40 AM9/7/11
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Thank you very much Vijayasankar ji for pointing to this mix-up.
Will make change in my notes.
... one more Sida in my collection makes me happy !!

Regards.
Dinesh

Dinesh Valke

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Sep 10, 2011, 4:36:51 AM9/10/11
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... the mix up brought to light by Vijayasankar ji, made me learn of the procumbent habit of this Sida cordata.

Digging into my photostream for one sighting of unidentified Sida at Awas beach near Alibag, Maharashtra on Jan 24, 2009, growing in sandy habitat, in Casuarina grove ... these plants perfectly fit the procumbent nature of Sida cordata.


Here they are added for quick viewing:

Nagabala (Sanskrit: नागबल)

Bekkina Tale Gida (Kannada: ಬೆಕ್ಕಿನ ತಲೆ ಗಿಡ) Heartleaf Fanpetals Sida cordata Vallikkurgunthotti (Malayalam: വള്ളിക്കുറുന്തൊട്ടി)

Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 10, 2011, 4:43:06 AM9/10/11
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Yes Dinesh ji
typical trailing habit

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Mohan V. Chunkath

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Sep 12, 2011, 4:48:03 AM9/12/11
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Dear Dinesh ji,
Very nice photograph. Thanks for sharing.
Regards,
Mohan
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