Curcuma species- Kathmandu, Central Nepal

SK 2920 13 July 2021: 5 very high res. images. Location: Kathmandu, Central Nepal Altitude: 1500m. Date: 09 July 2021 Habit : Wild Curcuma angustifolia Roxb. ?? Check the rhizome colour. Any flower photos? Location was difficult so it was not possible to collect rhizome. I guess flowering was over !

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Platanthera species- Phulchoki, Lalitpur, Nepal

SK 2929 20 July 2021 – Orchidaceae: 5 very high res. images. Location: Phulchoki, Lalitpur Date:  18 July 2021 Elevation:  2600m. Habit : Wild Could it be Platanthera leptocaulon (Hook. f.) Soo, though not sufficient information on images as noflowers and slight deviation in elevation ? Not easy to make out from these pics. Could well be some Platanthera. […]

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Fabaceae member- Rajouri, J and K

Lespedeza bicolor: 1 image. Location: Rajouri j and k Habit: Herb Date: 30 April 2019 It appears to be wild and does not have distribution in our area as per POWO. Also looks different. Pl. post habit image for any further progress. Campylotropis meeboldii (Schindl.) Schindl. ?? Looks different as per images in FOI. Leaves are trifoliate in Campylotropis. […]

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Begonia taligera

Begonia taligera S.Rajbh., Gard. Bull. Singapore 62: 150 (2010); . Nepal as per POWO; . SK 2925 19 July 2021: 10 very high res. images. Location: Godawari Botanical Garden, Lalitpur Date:  18 july 2021 Elevation:  1500m. Habit : Cultivated Begonia taligera S.Rajbh. ?? Staff from Godawari Botanical Garden say it is  Begonia taligera S.Rajbh. ?? But I am not […]

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Berberis species- Kashmir University Botanical Garden

Berberis sp from Kashmir University Botanical Garden for ID-GS05072021-3: 2 high res. images. Please help in the ID of this Berberis species photographed from Kashmir University Botanical Garden, Srinagar on 9-5-2012. It resembles with B.kashmiriana Pl. check with Berberis lycium Royle Can this also be Berberis orthobotrys as per your feedback at Berberis pseudoumbellata for validation from Kashmir-GS06072021-3 ?

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Nonea edgeworthii

Nonea edgeworthii A. DC., Prodr. 10: 30 1846.; . Pakistan to W. Himalaya and Central India: India, Pakistan, West Himalaya as per POWO; . Help me to identify this plant species: 4 images. These images were sent by one of my colleagues.. I think they belong to any Buglossoides sp. Any inputs please… Where is this from ? […]

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Boehmeria species- Darlawn, Mizoram

MS, July, 2021/04 Boehmeria sp. for id.: (Mixed thread): 5 correct images as above. Location : Darlawn Date : 04-10-2018 Habit : Undershrub Habitat : Wild Boehmeria I concur with … Seems Boehmeria macrophylla I am unable to find a match as per comparative images at Boehmeria, though it appears close to Boehmeria macrophylla Hornemann. But I […]

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Campanula species- Ladakh, J & K

Ladakh plant: 2 images. Please help in ID of this plant from Ladakh, altitude 3300 m Resembles with Emmenanthe Sp. Emmenanthe is monotypic genus with only E. penduliflora native to California, is much different. This Ladakh plant has mush different flowers especially calyx. How about Campanula staintonii Looks different from Campanula staintonii as per GBIF specimens. I […]

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Epipactis species?- Kupwara, J & K

Identification required for this beautiful plant of kupwara, J&K.: 4 images. Photo:Adil Abdullah. Nothing can be deduced from these images. Try to send flower photos. This is very interesting. To me it looks like an orchid, but cant imagine anything to have white leaves like that. Very close to Epipactis but cant confirm from these […]

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Erysimum capitatum (USA)

Erysimum capitatum (Douglas ex Hook.) Greene, Fl. Francisc. 269 1891. (syn: Cheiranthus angustatus Greene; Cheiranthus asper Cham. & Schltdl.; Cheiranthus elatus (Nutt.) Greene; Cheiranthus wheeleri (Rothr.) Greene; Cheirinia elata (Nutt.) Rydb.; Cheirinia wheeleri (Rothr.) Rydb.; Erysimum arenicola var. torulosum (Piper) C.L.Hitchc.; Erysimum arkansanum var. angustifolium Scheele; Erysimum arkansanum var. latifolium Scheele; Erysimum arkansanum var. medium Scheele; Erysimum asperum var. arkansanum (Nutt. ex Torr. & A.Gray) A.Gray; Erysimum asperum var. bealianum Jeps.; Erysimum asperum var. capitatum (Douglas) B.Boivin; Erysimum asperum subsp. capitatum (Douglas) B.L.Turner; Erysimum asperum var. elatum (Nutt.) Torr.; […]

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Tamarix ericoides ?

DKV 210708 Requesting Species id: 1 image. Requesting species id. Clicked on the bank of the Choral river in the Patalpani-Kalakund Ghat Section in Mhow Tehsil, Indore district, MP.  May 30 2021 Is this Tamarix gallica var. indica Common name in Hindi: Jhau, Pichul, झाउ, पिचुल. Difficult to say about the species without flowers. However, Tamarix […]

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Maharastra- tree on way to Nasik in Ghats

Tree for ID : Way to Nasik : 20JUN21 : AK-08: 2 images. Seen while travelling to Nasik in the ghats. I think it is difficult to id with such images. My guess would be Pisa, Actinodaphne hookeri. I think your guess is correct since the arrangement of the leaves is similar. Let me take […]

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Globba macroclada

Globba macroclada Gagnep., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 50: 257 1903. ; . Central & E. Himalaya: East Himalaya, Nepal; Doubtfully present in: Myanmar as per POWO; . SK 2924 15 July 2021: 7 very high res. images. Location: Balaju, Raniban, Kathmandu Date: 14 July 1021 Elevation: 1500 m. Habit : Wild Flower color looks like different from Globba […]

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Aechmea ‘Blue Tango’ (USA)

Aechmea ‘Blue Tango’, . Aechmea ‘Blue Tango’ from California-GS15072021-2: 2 images. Aechmea ‘Blue Tango’ Hybrid cultivar with parentage Aechmea dichlamydea var. trinitensis and A. fendleri, with tall spreading inflorescence with pink and blue flowers. Photographed from Fremont, California, 25-10-2016   . References: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aechmea_%27Blue_Tango%27 https://bullisbrom.com/plant/aechmea-blue-tango-p/ https://www.bromeliads.info/bromeliad-blooms/ gardensonline.com.au https://www.chicagobotanic.org/plantcollections/

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Zingiber anamalayanum

Zingiber anamalayanum Sujanapal & Sasidh., Nordic J. Bot. 28: 289 2010.; . SW. India as per POWO; . Flowering and fruiting: May-November Grasslands Endemic to Southern Western Ghats (Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi as per India Biodiversity Portal) . Zingiber neesanum (J.Graham) Ramamoorthy submission AS11 July21: Please […]

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Sinapis arvensis (Introduced- USA)

Sinapis arvensis L. (syn: Brassica arvensis (L.) Rabenh.; Brassica arvensis var. orientalis (L.) Farw.; Brassica arvensis var. schkuhriana (Rchb.) Thell.; Brassica barbareifolia Ball; Brassica kaber (DC.) Wheeler; Brassica kaber var. orientalis (L.) Scoggan; Brassica kaber var. pinnatifida (Stokes) L.C.Wheeler; Brassica kaber var. schkuhriana (Rchb.) L.C.Wheeler; Brassica kaber var. stricta (Celak.) Shinners; Brassica sinapis Vis.; Brassica sinapistrum Boiss.; Brassica xinjiangensis Y.C.Lan & T.Y.Cheo; Crucifera sinapistra E.H.L.Krause; Napus agriasinapis K.F.Schimp. & Spenn.; Raphanus arvensis (L.) Crantz; Raphanus orientalis (L.) Crantz; Rhamphospermum arvense (L.) Andrz. ex […]

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Erysimum linifolium (Introduced- USA)

Erysimum linifolium (Pers.) J. Gay, Erysim. Nov. 3 1842. (syn: Cheiranthus linifolius Pers.; Dichroanthus linifolius Webb ex Nyman; Hesperis angustifolia Pourr. ex Willk. & Lange; Hesperis linifolia Pourr. ex Desf.; Matthiola varia Willk.); . N. Portugal to NW. & Central Spain as per POWO; . Erysimum linifolium from UCBG-GS14072021-1: 3 images. Erysimum linifolium (Pers.) J. Gay Small shrubby plant from Portugal, grown […]

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Myristica andamanica

Myristica andamanica Hook. fil., Fl. Brit. India 5: 103 1886. (syn: Palala andamanica (Hook.f.) Kuntze); . Andaman and Nicobar Islands as per POWO; . Hook. f. ; glabrous, leaves petioled membranous elliptic-oblong subacute not glaucous beneath, nerves 12-15 pair very slender, male flowers in sessile or peduncled clusters on the branches very shortly pedicelled, bracteole large, perianth globose […]

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