Deccania pubescens var. candolleana (Wight & Arn.) Tirveng., Nordic J. Bot. 3: 456 1983. (syn: Aidia candolleana (Wight & Arn.) Swamin.; Randia candolleana Wight & Arn.);
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This plant is seen near forested hillock (Yerrakonda) near Thamballapalle in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh and seen near Rayalpadu, Chikballapur district of Karnataka.
Fruits are seen in August
Habitat was Red Loamy Soils, rocky, drought prone
Please help me identify this plant.

Pl. check with images at Careya arborea


Thank you for your efforts.
This plant is not Careya arborea.
There were thorns on the plant, on small branches Ref: – Image- unknown-5 (4),

The fruits are slightly bigger than a coffee fruit (1.6-1.9 diameter)


Please check for Catunaregam sps (syn. Randia sps)


It looks like Deccania pubescens var. candolleana (Wight & Arn.) Tirveng., Syn. Randia candolleana Wight & Arn. of Rubiaceae; it is common in E.ghats, Normally not spiny but thorns are occasionally seen. 


Please check for Catunaregam sps (syn. Randia sps)

Thank you very much … and efloraofindia team for the effort you took to help in identifying.



I am attaching a Rubiaceaous member for identification.
Habit: Shrub
Locality: Shervaroyan Hills, Salem District, Tamil Nadu
Alt.: ca 600 m asl.
DoP: Photos 1-3: May-July 2014; Photos 3-6: 15-02-2018.

Deccania pubescens var. candolleana (Wight & Arn.) Tirveng. [Rubiaceae].



I am attaching a Rubiaceaous member for identification.
Habit: Shrub
Locality: Shervaroyan Hills, Salem District, Tamil Nadu
Alt.: ca 600 m asl.
DoP: Photos 1-3: May-July 2014; Photos 4-6: 15-02-2018.

A wild guess Deccania pubescens var. candolleana (Wight & Arn.) Tirveng


Thank you very much … for the ID.



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Tamilnadia uliginosa?
7 images.
Found near waterfalls in Sadasivakona hill of Eastern ghats in Chitti district of AP in the month of December.


I guess something different!


You’re right …, it’s Deccania pubescens only,


 

 


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References: Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  IPNI India Biodiversity Portal  Tropicos  Herbarium JCB – IISc  Deccania pubescens – Wikispecies  Open Data sharing by Keystone …  Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Volume 1 By N. P. Singh (1988- details with keys)  An Excursion Flora of Central Tamilnadu, India By K. M. Matthew (1995- details)  Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 3 By T. Pullaiah (2007- details)

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