Here it is from online Flora of India http://efloraindia.nic.in/efloraindia/taxonList.action?id=2316&type=3
There is also good key in eFlora of China http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=105607 Dr. Gurcharan Singh Retired Associate Professor SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007 Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018. Phone: 011-25518297 Mob: 9810359089 http://www.gurcharanfamily.com/ http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 8:36 PM, Arunan <mcaru...@gmail.com> wrote: > Do we have a compilation of Cardamine genus of India to refer to? > I will be greatly obliged. > Arunan > CUBE (Collaborative Undergraduate Biology Education) Lab, > HBCSE,TIFR > > On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 10:26:27 PM UTC+5:30, Gurcharan Singh wrote: >> >> Yes Satish ji >> To put it in simple words, lyrate: a pinnately lobed leaf, with more or >> less curved (wavy) lobes and a large terminal lobe. >> >> Your diagnosis of the genus is very appropriate. The family Brassicaceae >> is usually classified on the basis of whether cotyledons (which form baby >> leaves when seed germinates) of seed are folded on either side >> (conduplicate) of radicle (portion which forms root), or lying flat with >> facing each other with radicle on back of one (incumbent) or radicle >> standing along the edges. However a more simple classification is generally >> based on fruit being siliqua (more than three times longer than broad) or >> silicula (less than three times as long as broad), whether fruit is totally >> rounded in cross section, compressed right angles to the septum or >> compressed parallel to the septum, whether plants are hairy or glabrous, >> and if hairy, hairs simple or branched, the size of fruit, flower colour, >> and number of seeds in fruit, the fruit being beaded or not. >> >> The family is complex but I find it interesting. >> >> >> -- >> Dr. Gurcharan Singh >> Retired Associate Professor >> SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007 >> Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018. >> Phone: 011-25518297 <011%202551%208297> Mob: 9810359089 <098103%2059089> >> http://www.gurcharanfamily.com/ >> http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ >> >> >> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 6:37 AM, Satish Phadke <drsmp...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> Gurcharan ji >>> Thanks for showing this wonderful plant. >>> As I have almost nothing to share during the week I am trying to >>> understand and take interest in some species new to me. >>> What I understood here is...... >>> Cardamine is a genus of Brassicaceae with leaves deeply lobed or >>> compound. The fruits are linear lanceolate, long narrow, strongly >>> compressed, with valves that coil up suddenly from the base ejecting the >>> seeds. >>> Coming to the described species: I was wondering about the meaning of >>> lyrate leaves...? >>> *a simple leaf having curvature suggestive of a lyre* >>> I find that lyrate is shaped like a lyre and lyre means *(n) a harp >>> used by ancient Greeks for accompaniment i.e. a stringed instrument with a >>> particularly curved shape.* >>> >>> Dr Satish Phadke >>> >>> >>> On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 5:50 AM, Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com> >>> wrote: >>> >>>> *Cardamine flexuosa* With., Bot. Arr. Brit. Pl. ed. 3:578, t. 3. 1796. >>>> Syn: *Cardamine* *sylvatica* Link; *Cardamine hirsuta* var. *sylvatica* >>>> (Link) >>>> Hook. f. & T. >>>> >>>> Common names: Common bittercress, wavy bittercress >>>> >>>> Small annual herb mostly branched from base, without a distinct basal >>>> rosette of leaves, often withered at flowering stage, lyrate with larger >>>> terminal lobe usually reniform or broadly ovate, 3-5 lobed, lateral lobes >>>> smaller; upper leaves smaller, not auriculate at base,; flowers white, in >>>> racemes on usually zigzag axis; stamens usually 6; siliqua linear 12-25 mm >>>> long, >>>> >>>> Common in moist shaded places, often along roadsides. Photographed >>>> from Kashmir and Manali. >>>> >>>> -- >>>> Dr. Gurcharan Singh >>>> Retired Associate Professor >>>> SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007 >>>> Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018. >>>> Phone: 011-25518297 <011%202551%208297> Mob: 9810359089 >>>> <098103%2059089> >>>> http://www.gurcharanfamily.com/ >>>> http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ >>>> >>>> -- >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>> >>> >> >> >> -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "efloraofindia" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to indiantreepix+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. > Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/indiantreepix. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "efloraofindia" group. 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