Appreciate the beauties from your lens. On Wed 11 Apr, 2018, 9:44 PM Ashwini Bhatia, <ashw...@ashwinibhatia.com> wrote:
> I had seen this climber in May 2017 and have been keeping an eye out for > flowers. I finally found it flowering a few days ago and photographed the > aromatic male flowers. Upon reading a little on the species I found out > about the female flowers and that the petals on both flowers are extremely > small, almost invisible to the naked eye. I went back to look closer and > found female flowers at a different location. I will look out for the > fruits and share them here too. > > Here are the results. > > Some observations: > Male (white-green) and female (purple) flowers on the same plant, female > rounder and larger than the males. Male has 6 stamens ca. 9mm long each, > pseudo-pistils x3 ca. 1mm, 6 petals less than a millimetre each. Female has > 3 pistils with yellow stigma, pistil about 1cm long, petals even tinier > than those of the male. Leaves palmate in 3s or 4s, alternate. > > Holboellia latifolia > Near Gallu Temple, Dharamshala, HP > 2000m approx. > April 02-07, 2018. > > Thanks. > Ashwini > > > > -- > 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. 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 an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/indiantreepix. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.