EKS-uh-kum — Latinized form of exacon, the Gallic name for Centaurium
ped-un-kew-LAH-tum — with a flower stalk
Dave’s Botanary
commonly known as: stalked Persian violet • Kannada: ದೊಡ್ಡ ಚಿರಾಯಿತ dodda chiraayita • Tamil: கணப்பூண்டு kana-p-puntu
¿ Native to ?: India, and ?


Exacum pedunculatum L.: Attachments (2). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Exacum pedunculatum L., fam: Gentianaceae
Herb at moist placeas, near paddy fields
Near Hosur, Krishnagiri DT, Tamilnadu Altitude 800m, flowering

Gentianaceae for identification :: 240314MK :: March011 : Attachments (4). 10 posts by 5 authors.
Please help me to identify this Gentianaceae herb. is this an Exacum?
Height: 15 cm
Flower: 2.5 cm across
Habitat: a wetland, clayey soil
Place: Ariyalur dist., TN
Alt.: 62 m asl
Date: 07 Mar 2014

Exacum sp

May be Exacum pumilum?

It may be Exacum pedunculatum owing to the stout pedicels

Exacum tetragonum Roxb.

Please see Exacum pedunculatum.

Yes it is Exacum penundullatum

Thanks a lot for the confirmation

I think it is Exacum tetragonum.

yes this is Exacum pedunculatum


Campanulaceae and Gentianaceae Fortnight: July 1 to 14 SN 6 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2).
Exacum pedunculatum L. is a wild herb near moist places and paddy fields from Krishnagiri district Tamilnadu

ANJAN17/17 Exacum pedunculatum : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)

Family: Gentianaceae
Date: 4th January 2015
Place: Bangalore outskirts

Habit: Herb
Habitat: Wet crop fields

yes it is Exacum pedunculatum


at Kasurdi, near Pune– Nov.’08?; Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary- 10 OCT 09;  Chiplun, at Mahalaxmi Temple, Maharastra- 27.8.2010; at Sagargad, Alibag on 9/10/10;

For ID 100109 VR3 – indiantreepix | Google Groups
Sagargad flora – efloraofindia | Google Groups
To share 160910 ET – efloraofindia | Google Groups
Solanaceae plant for ID – indiantreepix | Google Groups
For ID 100109VR – indiantreepix | Google Groups


on Vetal Tekdi. Pune- 10/10/09; at Yeralwadi येरळवाडी, Dist. Satara सातारा, Maharashtra- 06th January 2010;

Request for ID- Yeralwadi 1 – efloraofindia | Google Groups
Exacum petiolare of Gentianceae – indiantreepix | Google Groups


[EfloraofIndia_230212PD04_Exacum pedunculatum_Flora of Odisha] : Attachments (4).  5 posts by 3 authors.

sharing the images of Exacum pedunculatum of Gentianaceae from odisha
Name: Exacum pedunculatum
Family: Gentianaceae
Habit: Herb
Habitat: Wild, river bank
Place of collection: Ranpur, Nayagarh, Odisha

So nicely shot pics … very beautiful

Many thanks … for liking. Yes i was very excited when i saw the herb for the first time and took so many snaps. I spent almost 20 minutes for photography with this plant only.


Id-310312-PR-2: plants from north gujarat
habitat wild
habit herb

stamen 5 yellow
near cultivated field
flower blue

Exacum species.
Need to check whether calyx is winged or not. Also size is difficult to guess with the given picture.

May be Exacum pedunculatum L. from what ever details I can see from this very small image.


Id of a herb from Bilaspur: 1 high res. image.
Request for Id of a herb from Bilaspur. Photographed in February, 2022.

Any habit images?
Appears to be from Solanaceae.

No … At present I do not have.

This is some species of Exacum
I guess Exacum tetragonum ?

Sorry for wrong observation
Check Exacum pedunculatum

I agree with you as per images at Exacum pedunculatum L.