Cochlospermum religiosum ?;
Plant for Id | 18Mar2010Ar01 : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (4)
May I request this plant for ID.
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Bannerghatta Forest, Bangalore, elev 3039 ft,
12″ 46′ 12.97″N, 77″35′ 13.99″E
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-Wild / Moist deciduous, Rock hills
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-No hard stems, Probably a herbHeight/Length-approx – 40 cms
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Shape –Palmated, venation -reticulate, leaf edge-entire, Size -Bigger than our palm,.8 inches approx.
Inflorescence Type/ Size-As seen
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-As seen
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- Not observed
Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- Not observed
To me it appears to be some Begonia species.?
to me it appears like sapling of the tree Cochlospermum religiosum, though i am not very sure. And the white structure is hairy tomentum on young foliage, not an inflorescence. I haven’t observed this feature in the species so far. Thank you.