Thanks, Lalithamba ji. On Mon 9 Apr, 2018, 8:45 PM Lalithamba Avadhanam, <alalitha...@gmail.com> wrote:
> In H.micranthus flowers are solitary usually arise in leaf axils , > Epicalyx shorter than calyx lobes > In H.hirtus flowers arise in axils of reduced leaves in racemose manner > (upper leaves normally not lobed) fully developed leaves more than 3 cm in > diam, epicalyx longer than calyx segments > A.Lalithamba > > On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 8:25 PM, Lalithamba Avadhanam < > alalitha...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Garg ji >> the attached plant is Hibiscus micranthus, (H.micranthus produces white >> and pink flowers it is Syn of H.ovalifolius(Forsk.)Vahl, >> Leaves simple less than 2cm in diam, in H.micranthus, In H.hirtus leaves >> partite or lobed(Please observe 2 specimens) epicalyx shorter than calyx, >> plants hard, stellate hairs short(not as soft as H.Hirtus); in white >> variety of H.micranthus the corolla is reflexed >> in H.hrus epicalyx simple, seeds cottony, plants bushy, soft hairy >> (It is not the colour of the flower that determines the species) >> It is as per Gamble, Flora A.P By T.Pullaiah, >> based on these books and after cross check at BSI I have identified >> Thank you >> regards >> A.Lalithamba >> >> On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 6:33 PM, J.M. Garg <jmga...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> Hi, Lalithamba ji. >>> I think your posted plant seems to be Hibiscus micranthus >>> <https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/species/m---z/m/malvaceae/hibiscus/hibiscus-micranthus> >>> as >>> per images herein and as per keys in BSI Flora of India >>> <http://efloraindia.nic.in/efloraindia/taxonList.action?id=5684&type=11> >>> There are many varieties as per >>> http://efloraindia.nic.in/efloraindia/taxonList.action?id=5689&type=4 >>> >>> >>> ---------- Forwarded message ---------- >>> From: Lalithamba Avadhanam <alalitha...@gmail.com> >>> Date: 30 March 2018 at 13:03 >>> Subject: [efloraofindia:291433] Submission of Hibiscus hirtus >>> To: efloraofindia <email@example.com> >>> >>> >>> Dear all >>> I have observed Hibiscus hirtus placed in efi is Hibiscus micranthus >>> (Ref. eflora karnataka; again the description given does not match; It is a >>> rather rare plant; leaves trilobate; hence I am adding description with >>> images captured in wild at Velugonda hills of Eastern ghats >>> Hibiscus hirtus L., Sp. Pl. 694. 1753. >>> Ver.names: Lesser mallow orange (Eng.) Nityamalli నిత్యమల్లె (Tel.) >>> Family: Malvaceae >>> Description: >>> Herbs, perennial, up to 2 m tall; stems much branched, >>> appressed-stellate-setulose. Leaves alternate; petiole 0.5-4cm long; lamina >>> ovate-lanceolate, 4-6 × 2-3 cm, shallowly 3 lobed, sparsely to fairly >>> densely stellate-hispid on both surfaces, apex acute, margin serrate, base >>> obtuse. Flowers 1-2cm in diam., white; peduncle articulated just below the >>> calyx. Epicalyx lobes 6-7, 5-10 mm long, filiform, stiff. Calyx >>> stellate-setulose; lobes up to 8-9 × 1•5 mm., linear-lanceolate. Corolla >>> 1.5-2cm across, ovate, white. Staminal column shorter than petals. Ovary >>> globose; style divided above the stamina column, stigmas 5, capitate. >>> Capsule 9 mm in diam., subglobose, minutely pubescent. 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