Dipcadi montanum (Dalzell) Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 11: 398 1870. (Syn: Ornithogalum turbinatum J.C.Manning & Goldblatt; Uropetalon montanum Dalzell; Uropetalum montanum Dalzell);
Dipcadi, दीपकाडी Deepkadi (Marathi), Katuvengain (Tamil);
DIP-kad-ee — a Turkish name for the musk hyacinth … Dave’s Botanary
MON-tah-nuh or mon-TAY-nuh — of the mountains … Dave’s Botanary
Native to: w Himalaya to India, Sri Lanka
Dipcadi for ID: 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5).
Please validate the ID of the attached Dipcadi species.
do share some details with us wrt location, date, flower size, pedicel:bract ratio etc. if available
Please go through the following details.
Location: Tamil Nadu
Date: August 2012
Height: Upto 35 cm long
Flower size: 1.2 -1.25 cm long
Pedicel: 2 mm long
3 stamens attached in the inner lobe and 3 are in between inner lobes. In the outer perianth lobes there is no stamens.
Fwd: Preview of the MS : Attachments (1). 5 posts by 5 authors.
Please find the paper published with the help of eflora, special thanks to … and team members for your great support
Critical notes on the occurrence of Dipcadi montanum (Dalz.) Baker (Hyacinthaceae) in South India Prabhu Kumar K M 1, Binu Thomas2, V Sreeraj2, Indira Balachandran1 and A Rajendran2 Science Research Reporter, 3(2): 120-123, Oct. 2013
Thanks & congrats, …,
I think you are talking about this thread (Dipcadi for ID:) which went unconfirmed.
Can we take it now as Dipcadi montanum ?
As I remember somebody from India itself has proposed this variety as a distinct species as D.madrasicum. I do not know whether it was published or not.
Dipcadi montana? : 7 posts by 1 author. Attachments (6)
I had gone through Liliaceae page; I had a plant which is almost same as Dipcadi montanum, but the flower is green; please validate the identity of the plant.
Mam it seems Dipcadi montana only, It is frequently available around Chennai
May I request you to pl. validate this species as you have published a paper on this.
Thank you …; after critical reading of the paper I confirm the species I collected from N.Konda (a small hill) near Nellore is Dipcadi montanum only
Pls share the information regarding the place of collection and height of plant. I feel some differences from the specimen which I have collected.
It is collected from Nellore of A.P; and also in Velugonda a place in Nalla mala hills near Srisailam of A.P.
Perennial; bulbous geophyte; bulb tunicated, white, 4-6 cm across, globose. Leaves radicle, 10-15 × 0.5-1 cm, thick, canaliculated, acute. Flowers drooping, dull green, 1-1.5 cm long, 3-4mm across, 3-merous, racemosely, laxly arranged on 30 cm long, stiff scape; pedicel 0.3-0.4 cm long. Perianth lobes 6 in 2 whorls of 3 each, linear oblong. Stamens 6, inserted, connate with perianth lobes at base; anthers yellow, oblong. thin, campanulate. Ovary sessile, 3 loculed, ovules many in each cell; style filiform, stigmas capitate. Fruiting scape elongates to 40-60 cm long. Capsule 1cm across, deeply 3-lobed, loculicidal, 3-valved. Seeds orbicular, flat, 0.5 cm across, black.
I have planted the tuber of Dipcadi in my house, attaching the close up of flowers, these are the flowers I got in that plant.
Attachments (2)- around 1 Mb each