Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) Week : Sri Lanka : 010811 : AK-2: Taken at Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka which is about 1892 meters above sea level on 18/11/10.
This place is famous for its tea cultivation.
A garden plant, cultivated in a hotel garden.


 
Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) Week : Wild Flower : 010811 : AK-3:  Taken at Panvel, near Mumbai, Maharashtra on 2/3/11.
This place is at sea level.
Plant found growing wild.


 
Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) Week : 020811 : AK-2: Taken on 18/11/10 at Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka which is at a very high elevation….about 1892 meters from sea level.
Growing at a hotel garden so probably cultivated.


Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) Week: For ID 01/08/2011 SMP1: A prostrate herb seen in Tamhini Mar 2011
Apiaceae member for ID.
The total length of the branches less than a feet. Tiny white umbels as observed.


Nilgiris: Apiaceae plant for identification 180113MK02:

Please help me to identify this herb. I have no detailed pictures on this.
Date: 20 Oct 2012
Place: Western Catchement, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: 2300 m asl
Habitat: roadside; shady place


From the leaves it looks like this could be “Garlic mustard” , Alliaria petiolata. the crushed leaves give off a distinct garlic smell. This plant is a highly invasive weed in NE Usa; and one can also find reports of this invasive in E ghats, Himalayan foothills


I am very familiar with Alliaria petiolata as it grows all around my house. And photos I have seen here don’t look like it in any way.


the basal leaves are reminiscent of garlic mustard as it emerges for the first year, but the flowering stalk branching is not typical of garlic mustard, at least that’s how I remember …
may be … you have the leaves on the flowering stalk? ie the second year growth ? They tend to be of different shapes… and size…
The basal leaves in photos would be from another plant specimen not the one that threw up the flowering stalk if this is the garlic mustard weed, the weed that we recognize in NY or CT…
most likely this is something different…
only a full set or herbarium sheets and a trained taxonomist needs to look at it/examine it to arrive at a decision


 
 
 

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