Smithia agharkarii

Smithia agharkarii Hemadri, Indian Forester 97(1): 67. 1971.;  India (N) ; Maharashtra as per ILDIS;   It is differentiated by unequal pair of bracteoles and membranous calyx having larger joints of fruit as compared to other Smithia species. One of the largest Smithia species having unequal bracteoles and larger joints of fruits, although resembling Smithia […]

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Smithia salsuginea

Smithia salsuginea Hance (Syn: Damapana dichotoma (Dalzell ex Baker) Kuntze; Smithia dichotoma Dalzell; Smithia dichotoma Baker); . SMITH-ee-uh — named for British botanist and physician Sir James Edward Smith sal-soo-GIN-ee-uh — from the Latin salsa (salt or salty); referring to brackish habit . commonly known as: brackish smithia . Native to: s China, India, Myanmar […]

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Smithia ciliata

Smithia ciliata Royle (Syn: Damapana ciliata (Royle) Kuntze; Smithia cavaleriei H.Lev.; Smithia coerulescens Zoll. & Morong; Smithia japonica Maxim.; Smithia nagasawai Hayata; Smithia pumila Royle ex Wight & Arn.); Lender glabrous annual herb; leaves pinnate, 2-3 cm long with 6-12 oblong 6-12 mm long sensitive leaflets; stipules 6-8 mm long; flowers pale blue or white, […]

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Smithia setulosa

Smithia setulosa Dalzell ; SMITH-ee-uh — named for British botanist and physician Sir James Edward Smith set-yoo-LO-sa — having little bristles commonly known as: bristly smithia • Marathi: मोठा कवला motha kavala Endemic to: Western Ghats (of India) India (N) ; Gujarat ; Karnataka ; Kerala ; Maharashtra ; Tamil Nadu as per ILDIS;   […]

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Smithia sensitiva

Smithia sensitiva Aiton (Syn: Aeschynomene tribuloides Baill.; Damapana sensitiva (Aiton) Kuntze; Petagnana sensitiva (Aiton) J.F.Gmel.; Smithia javanica Benth.); SMITH-ee-uh — named for Sir James Edward Smith, British botanist and physiciansen-si-TEE-vuh — sensitive commonly known as: sensitive smithia • Bengali: nalakashina • Hindi: ओदाबिरनी odabirni • Konkani: कावडा kawda, कायळो kayalo • Marathi: लाजाळू कवला lajalu kavala […]

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Smithia blanda

Smithia blanda Wall., Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 221. 1834. (Syn: Smithia blanda var. paniculata (Arn.) Baker; Smithia blanda var. racemosa (Wight & Arn.) Baker; Smithia bodinieri H.Lev.; Smithia paniculata Arn.; Smithia racemosa Wight & Arn.; Smithia yunnanensis Franch.);   Bangladesh (N); China (N); Guizhou ; Sichuan ; Yunnan ; India (N); Assam; Karnataka ; Kerala; […]

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Smithia purpurea

Smithia purpurea Hook.;  SMITH-ee-uh — named for British botanist and physician Sir James Edward Smithpur-PUR-ee-uh — purple commonly known as: purple smithia • Marathi: बरका barka Endemic to: Western Ghats (of India)    India (N) ; Karnataka ; Maharashtra as per ILDIS;     at Harishchandragad in Dec.’ 08?; Bhandara hill ranges, Maharashtra in November […]

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Smithia hirsuta

Smithia hirsuta Dalzell (Syn: Smithia blanda var. humilis Prain; Smithia blanda var. racemosa “Baker, p.p.”);   SMITH-ee-uh — named for British botanist and physician Sir James Edward Smithher-SOO-tuh — hairy … Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: hairy smithia • Marathi: कवला kawla Native of: s and n-e India   India (N); Andhra Pradesh ; Karnataka; Maharashtra; […]

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Smithia conferta

Smithia conferta Sm. (Syn. Damapana conferta (Sm.) Kuntze; Smithia conferta var. geminiflora (Roth) T.Cooke; Smithia geminiflora Roth; Smithia geminiflora var. coferta Baker [Spelling variant]; Smithia geminiflora var. conferta Baker; Smithia hispidissima Zoll. & Morong); . SMITH-ee-uh — named for British botanist and physician Sir James Edward Smith … Wikisource KON-fer-tuh or kon-FER-tuh — crowded … Dave’s […]

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Smithia bigemina

Smithia bigemina Dalzell; . SMITH-ee-uh — named for British botanist and physician Sir James Edward Smith … Wikisource ¿ bi-JEM-in-uh? — double paired … Dave’s Botanary . commonly known as: double paired smithia • Marathi: लहान कवला lahan kawla . Native of: India (Western Ghats, Gujarat, Rajasthan), Pakistan (Sind)   . India (N); Andhra Pradesh; Goa […]

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