Hymenodictyon excelsum Wall. -Fruits

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rashida atthar

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Sep 28, 2009, 9:28:24 AM9/28/09
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Hymenodictyon excelsum- Kuthan, fruiting  was seen at the Silonda trail, national park, Mumbai, yesterday. The older fruits probably become blackish with white marks/lenticels?.
 
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Rashida. 




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Swagat

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Sep 28, 2009, 11:46:09 AM9/28/09
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Dear all,
 
'Hymenodictyon excelsum'  is called 'Bhorsal' 'भोरसाळ' in Marathi.
 
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~Swagat
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rashida atthar

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Sep 28, 2009, 12:31:46 PM9/28/09
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Hi Swagat ji,
 
Thankyou for posting the local name so promptly, which you have been posting for all plants.  Its such a great help to know the local name immediately.  Would you by any chance know whether the botanical name Hymenodictyon is Latin or Greek?  Any other information for the same. Thank you.
 
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Rashida.  


 



 

Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 21:16:09 +0530
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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 28, 2009, 1:04:50 PM9/28/09
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Rashida ji,
 
hy-men-oh-DIK-tee-on -- from the Greek words hymen (membrane) and diktyon (net),  
or-iks-EN-say -- Latinised form of Orixa, misinterpretation of Japanese name Kokusagi to Orisagi
ek-SEL-sum -- from Latin excelsus, tall or lofty
 
commonly known as: bridal couch plant, mountain sage • Assamese: kodam, paroli • Bengali: latikarum • Garo: bodi kiru chongipa • Gujarati: ભમ્મર છાલ bhammar chaal, લુણીયો luniyo, મધમહુડો madhamahudo • Hindi: काला बचनाग kala bachnag, भुरकुर bhurkur • Kannada: ದಿಡ್ಡಿ ಮರ diddi mara, ದೊಡ್ಡಿ ಮರ doddi mara, ಡೊಲಿ ಮರ doli mara • Khasi: dieng dohlbong sir • Konkani: दाम्डेली damdeli • Malayalam: ചക്കതേക്ക് cakkatheekk, ഇത്തിള്‍ iththil, പെരുന്തൊലി peruntholi • Marathi: भोरसाल or भोरसाळ bhorsal, भौरसाळ bhoursal, भ्रमरसाळी bhramarsali, दोंद्रु dondru, कंबळ kambal, कुडा kuda • Nepalese: लति कर्मा lati karma • Oriya: dudupa, guliya • Punjabi: barthoa • Rajasthani: lunia • Sanskrit: भ्रमरछल्ली bhramarchalli, भृङ्गःवृक्ष bhringah-vriksha, उग्रगन्ध ugragandha • Tamil: வெள்ளைக்கடம்பு vellai-k-katampu • Telugu: బందారుచెట్టు bandaaru-chettu
 
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Swagat

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Sep 28, 2009, 10:58:46 PM9/28/09
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Rashidaji,
 
Wallich (Roxburgh, 1824) originally described the genus
Hymenodictyon based on the Indian Cinchona excelsa Roxb. (Roxburgh, 1799). The generic name is derived from the Greek word ‘hymena’, meaning a membrane, and ‘dictyon’, meaning a net, referring to the membranaceous wings around the seeds.
 
For more details clock on it....
 
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Taxonomic revision of the tribe Hymenodictyeae (Rubiaceae ...

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genus Hymenodictyon based on the Indian. Cinchona excelsa Roxb. (Roxburgh, 1799).
 
 
 
 
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~Swagat


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rashida atthar

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Sep 29, 2009, 12:53:21 AM9/29/09
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Thank you so much Swagat ji for the explanation. The scientific paper is very informative, interesting  and full of keys and comparative data.  I gather that according to Dr. Almeida this would now be called Hymenodictyon orixense (Roxb.) Mabberly. Also Flora of Mah. Vol 3 pg: 20 mentions it as Hymenodictyon orixense. Thanks again.
 
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Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 08:28:46 +0530
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geeta arun

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Sep 29, 2009, 12:37:20 PM9/29/09
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Hi friends,
Posting some more pictures of Hymenodictyon excelsum. Last month it was in full bloom in Rani Bagh ( Veermata Jeejamata Udyan ) -- Mumbai .
 Regards,
Geeta Samant.

 
Hymenodictyon orixensis (H. excelsum) -- Bhorsal---family Rubiaceae.j.pg.jpg
Hymenodictyon orixensis (H.excelsum) -- Bhorsal---family Rubiaceae Leaves .'jpg.jpg
Hymenodictyon orixensis (H.excelsum) -- Bhorsal---family Rubiaceae --Flower buds..jpg
Hymenodictyon orixensis (H. excelsum)-- Bhorsal---family Rubiaceae --inflorescence. .jpg

rashida atthar

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Sep 29, 2009, 2:07:01 PM9/29/09
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Hi Geeta,
 
Beautiful pictures! I think this may be H.obovatum. The leaves are glabrous as in H. obovatum, whereas in H. orixense they are membranous. Also H. orixense leaves are ovate elliptic. The flower description can be confusing but at closer look the dense cylindric pubescent panicled spikes in your pics match H. obovatum. Please check pgs 20/21 Flora of Mah., VoIII. There is some discrepancy in the flower description at the beginning of the species and during the detailed descriptiion in the volume, but the leaves of both are different. There is so much to this species!!
 
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Rashida.    


 



 

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geeta arun

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Sep 30, 2009, 12:48:16 PM9/30/09
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Dear Rashida,
the leaves in my pictures are elliptical - ovate as in Hymenodictyon orixense ( H. exceisum).
In H.Obovatum leaves are elliptic or obovate as given in the sketch in Flora of Maharashtra.
Regards,
Geeta.

 
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