Images by Satish Phadke & Dalia Set(Inserted by J.M.Garg)

 

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commonly known as: blue dewflower, blue dove weed • Marathi: नीलीमा nilima; 

 

 

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KAS Week : (Murdannia simplex-01/10/2012-NJ): Murdannia simplexNilima in Marathi


 

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Kas Week :: DV :: 28 SEP 08 – 0230 :: Murdannia simplex: Kas plateauabout 4000 ft asl
… one of the 39 World Heritage sites in the Western Ghats of India
 

28 SEP 08
Murdannia simplex (Vahl) Brenan … (family: Commelinaceae)
mur-DAN-ee-uh — named for M. Murdan Ali, plant collector at Saharanpur Botanic GardenDave’s Botanary
SIM-plecks — simple, unbranchedDave’s Botanary
commonly known as: blue dewflower, blue dove weed • Marathi: नीलीमा nilima
Distribution: tropical east Africa, Madagascar, China, India, Indo-China
References: Flowers of IndiaeFloraFlowers of Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar 

This is one of the best of your photographs from Kas. Nilima is looking too beautiful, appropriate name for this plant.


 

 

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Kas week : Murdannia simplex SMP:    Murdannia simplex.
Commelinaceae
As against Murdannia lanuginosa this is slightly bigger herb 30-50cm with longer internodes.
Leaves alternate 15-30 cm linear acute. sheathing at base, hairy. Flowers in terminal panicles.


 

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KAS Week DS_081012_04 Help with id: This set is also from Kas, 22nd Sep 2012.
Seems the stick has lost flowers .
Please help.


These are buds of Murdannia simplex with a sticky substance characteristic to Commelinaceae.


 

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Kas week:: PKA47:: Murdannia simplex- Nilima: Murdannia simplex (Family: Commelinaceae)


 

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It is my pleasure to present few images of Murdannia simplex (Commelinaceae 

Habit: Herb 

Habitat: Wild, Montane forest among grass. 

Sighting: Bababudangiri, Chikmagalur, Karnataka about 1500 msl 

Date: 13-09-2014, 21-09-2024 and 29-08-2015


Liked the last two the most.


 
 
 
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