Cleoserrata speciosa (Raf.) Iltis – As per efi thread : Stamen colour purple in Tarenaya hassleriana & green in Cleoserrata speciosa

Stamens are inserted together in a club like stub above the bottom in Tarenaya hassleriana, while these are inserted in the bottom in Cleoserrata speciosa.  

 

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Stamens are inserted together in a club like stub above the bottom in Tarenaya hassleriana, while these are inserted in the bottom in Cleoserrata speciosa.)


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(Images by Raghu Ananth (identified by Mahadeswara),

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Tarenaya spinosa (Jacq.) Raf.  (FoNA for Tarenaya spinosa (Jacquin) Rafinesque says sepals green, lanceolate, 6-8 × 0.8-1.3 mm, glandular-pubescent; petals white or greenish white (somewhat reddish abaxially), …. stamens white, 20-50 mm; anthers 9-10 mm.

While for Tarenaya hassleriana (Chodat) H. H. Iltis, it states sepals (reflexed after anthesis), green, linear-lanceolate, 5-7 × 0.8-1.3 mm, glabrous; petals usually pink or purple, sometimes white (or fading to white by second day), …. stamens purple, 30-50 mm; anthers 9-10 mm. )


 

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Capparaceae and Cleomaceae Fortnight: September 1 to 14 2013: Here is list plants of both these families reported from India.
Members are requested to suggest any addition or deletion please.
Cleoserrata speciosa


 
 
 
 

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