Cyanotis axillaris (L.) D.Don ex Sweet, Hort. Brit. 430 1826. (syn. Amischophacelus axillaris (L.) R.S.Rao & Kammathy; Commelina axillaris L.; Cyanotis axillaris (L.) Schult. f.; Cyanotis disrumpens Hassk.; Tonningia axillaris (L.) Raf.; Tonningia axillaris (L.) Kuntze; Tradescantia axillaris (L.) L.; Zygomenes axillaris (L.) Salisb.);
SABILAU, Creeping Cradle Plant • Hindi: काना Kana • Marathi: बेचका Bechka • Tamil: Vazhukai pul • Telugu: Golla gundi, Kodi kalu • Kannada: Negalu kanne soppu;
Commelinaceae for id 271010MK1: Kindly help to confirm this Commelinaceae herb. Could this be Cyanotis sp.? Date/Time- 14-11-2010 / 05:00 PM
– This could be Cyanotis axillaris. But am not sure about the identity as the allied species Cyanotis cucullata also look alike. But differs in characters of their fruit. If you could give the details about the fruit, I can sort it out for you.
The group post that helped me identify this species is efi thread.
I hope i am not wrong!
Species : Cyanotis axillaris (L.) D.Don ex Sweet
Habit & Habitat : 1 foot herb on roadside tree shades
Date : 14/10/12, 10.40 a.m.
Place : Nalikul (Hooghly)
Found this small herb inside an uncultivated paddy field.
Species : UNKNOWN
H & H : herb of about 10 cm height, similar to my earlier upload but with 1) smaller leaves, 2) smaller in length and 3) with single terminal flower except a very few
Date : 26/10/12, 10.25 a.m.
Place : Hooghly
This looks like Cyanotis axillaris [previously Tonningia axillaris].
Certainly there are few C. axillaris (eg. the left one in the first pic) in the attached pictures, but thought there might be another species growing side by side.
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Attached file contain picture for id request.
Location: Muthukadu, Vilupuram Dist,
Habitat: Brackish water
the plant you posted seems like a Cyanotis species… The posted plant is Cyanotis axillaris (= Amischophacelus axillaris)
Leaf: 0.5 x 8 cm
Flower: 1 cm across
Habitat: Sandy; near roadside of a coastal region
Date: 24 Dec 2012
Place: Point Calimere, Nagapatinam Dist., TN
Alt.: 1 – 2 m asl
Cyanotis axillaris syn Tonningia axillaris.
Yes …, It is Cyanotis axillaris
Dehradun-Mussoorie Tour 2013:: Cyanotis for id from Saharanpur : Attachments (3). 3 posts by 2 authors.
It looks like Cyanotis axillaris to me.
Thanks a lot … for this help…
Cyanotis for id no060316sn1 : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Your help required for identification
height:about 2 ft.
Cyanotis species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available on net)
Looks like Cyanotis fasciculata to me.
Beautiful, It is Cyanotis axillaris (L.) D.Don ex Sweet, of Commelinaceae
Confirmation of Id requested : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
I have attached 3 different plants collected at different locations in nellore district only, they look closer to Cyanotis axillaris but with some difference, I wish to know whether all these are same (ie cyanotis axillaris) or different
I am attaching one more for the id confirmation of Cyanotis axillaris
Thanks, …, At first glance, I think Id is Ok.
All are Cyanotis axillaris.
Prostrate Herb for ID, Vikarabad, Telangana NAW-DEC18-03 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)- around 300 kb each.
Kindly identify this prostrate herb with pink stems and blue flowers. Photographed on fallow land near Vikarabad, Telangana in September 2018.
It seems Cyanotis fasciculata. It looks similar to https://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/4944020638 by …
Cyanotis axillaris is correct id.
Etymology :: Amischophacelus – efloraofindia | Google Groups
137 ID wild plant Cyanotis Auxiliaries: 11 images.
Please confirm the ID of wild plant,
Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671
Flower date: 04.08.2021, 9.25pm
Habitat: wild moisture
Plant habit: creeping, branches, slender weak fleshy stem 2.5mm diameter, annual
Leaves: alternate, lengthy, apex, upto size:9×0.7cm
Flower: 3 petals, diameter:09mm, violet, non fragrant, whitish when closing
Camera: mobile Samsung Galaxy A21s
Yes it’s Cyanotis axillaris,
References: The Plant List GRIN Flora of China Dinesh Valke’s Flickr Post Flowers of India Wikispecies Wikimedia Commons http://www.bpi.da.gov.ph/Publications/mp/pdf/s/sabilau.pdf