Myrsine

Myrsine africana L. (South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, W-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.), Lesotho, Swaziland, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Socotra, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, D.R. Congo (Zaire), Angola, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Afghanistan (Kunar / Nuristan), Pakistan (Chitral, Baluchistan, Peshawar, Swat, Hazara, Murree), Jammu & Kashmir (Poonch, Kashmir), Taiwan, China (Gansu, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, […]

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Bonellia

Bonellia macrocarpa subsp. macrocarpa   Images by Promila Chaturvedi (Validation by J.M.Garg) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links)              From Floral Database of Tamilnadu :               Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution Jacquinia aculeata Druce (?Jacquinia aculeata (L.) Mez) Shrub Plains, Cultivated, Native of Tropical America […]

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Maesa

Keys from Flora of Bhutan (Habitat, Elevation and Flowering- fruiting period): 1. Flowers in large panicles 6-25cm . . . .. 2 + Flowers in short sometimes branched racemes 1 -6cm . . .. 3 2. Leaves dentate or serrate, pubescent . . …….. 1. M. macrophylla (Subtropical and Warm broad-leaved forests, 600-1700m. February-May) + […]

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Lysimachia

Keys from Flora of Bhutan by E Aitken as per efi thread: 1. Flowers crowded in racemes or terminal clusters, (sometimes also with 1-2 axillary flowers) ……. 2 + Flowers axillary, not crowded into racemes or clusters, (sometimes with small terminal cluster) …. 5 2. Leaves lanceolate or narrowly elliptic; racemes long and slender, leafless […]

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Embelia

Keys from Flora of Bhutan with Habitat, Elevation and Flowering- fruiting time 1. Flowers much-branched panicles . . . .. 2 + Flowers in racemes, simple or rarely branched at base . .. .. 3 2. Leaf margins without raised red gland-dots; panicles terminal, puberulous, rarely subglabrous; flowering March-April … 1. E. ribes (Subtropical and […]

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Ardisia

  Keys from Flora of Bhutan with Habitat, elevation and flowering-fruiting time 1. Leaves elliptic or narrowly oblanceolate, 1-4cm wide (if wider then margins strongly crenate); sepals ovate or oblong-spathulate, scarcely overlapping 2 + Leaves obovate or oblanceolate, 3-8cm wide, margins entire or weakly crenate; sepals suborbicular, distinctly overlapping .. . .. 6 2. Leaf […]

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Androsace

Androsace World – A Picture Gallery of The Genus Androsace : Links of some species from this found in India: Androsace aizoon Androsace baltistanica Androsace croftii Androsace delavayi Androsace duthieana Androsace flavescens Androsace foliosa Androsace geraniifolia Androsace globifera Androsace hazarica Androsace hookeriana Androsace jacquemontii Androsace lanuginosa Androsace lehmannii Androsace mucronifolia Androsace muscoidea Androsace robusta Androsace rotundifolia […]

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Anagallis

  Anagallis arvensis var. arvensis         Anagallis arvensis var. caerulea                     The common pimpernel has confused both field workers and reputed authors alike, but luckily the confusion seems to have been resolved more recently.  Carolus Linnaeus, the Father of Taxonomy described two closely […]

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Aegiceras

Aegiceras;         From Floral Database of Tamilnadu :    Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution Common name Aegiceras corniculatus (L.) Blanco Shrub/ small tree Plains, Mangroves Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987; Mayuranathan 1929 Cuddalore, Thanjavur, Viluppuram Narikandam   FRLHT Indian Medicinal Plants Nomenclature Database with images/ herbarium, distribution, local names etc. […]

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Jacquinia

Jacquinia arborea Vahl     From Floral Database of Tamilnadu :   Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution Jacquinia aculeata Druce (?Jacquinia aculeata (L.) Mez) Shrub Plains, Cultivated, Native of Tropical America Sheeba J. Irwin, 1996 Chennai Jacquinia barbasco (Loefl.) Mez = Jacquinia arborea Vahl Tree Western Ghats, Cultivated, Native of Tropical America Flora of Tamil […]

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Primula

The Genus Primula L. in India : A Taxonomic Revision by Sandip Kumar Basak, Gaurgopal Maiti and Prabhat Kumar Hajra, BSMPS, 2014, ix, 670 p, 136 b/w figs, b/w plates, ISBN : 9788121104913 Contents: Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Historical background. 3. Materials and methods. 4. Gross morphology. 5. Pollen micro-morphology. 6. Seed morphology. 7. Systematic treatment. 8. Classification. 9. Discussion. References. […]

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