Ceriscoides turgida (Roxb.) Tirveng., Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., Sér. 3, Bot. 35: 15 1978. (syn. Gardenia donia Buch.-Ham. ex Wall. [Invalid]; Gardenia montana Roxb.; Gardenia turgida Roxb.; Gardenia turgida var. montana (Roxb.) Hook.f.; Randia turgida (Roxb.) Tirveng.);
Common name: Mountain Gardenia • Malayalam: Karkar, Malankara, Vellakara


ANMAY01/01 Ceriscoides turgida (Roxb.) Tirveng. : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (6)

Family: Rubiaceae
Place: Tumkur-Hassan border, Karnataka
Habit: Tree
Habitat: Scrub forest


Ceriscoides turgida syn Gardenia turgida: 4 images.
Sir Sending here some photographs of Ceriscoides turgida clicked near Aurangabad MH on May 2021 (Fruits August 2018)

Very nice presentation.
For me it looks the picture of the flower doesn’t match with the images at : https://efloraofindia.com/2011/02/14/ceriscoides-turgida/

To me id appears to be OK.
Flowers shown in the link are in fruiting stage.

Ceriscoides turgida: 5 images.
Found in foothills in Jawadhu hills of Eastern ghats, TN.

ID Please: 7 images.

Please help me in identifying this plant.
Seen near mhatoba tekdi, Pune.

Let me add total tree/ shrub height is 3ft. bark is whitish.

Closest guess is Xantolis tomentosa

I am uncertain as per images at Xantolis tomentosa

This plant bears opposite & fasciculate leaves.
In my view, this appears to be Ceriscoides turgida (Roxb.) Tirveng. [Rubiaceae].


Randia turgida: 5 high res. images.

Found this tree in foothills of Jawadhu hills.

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