Lantana veronicifolia Hayek , Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 2: 163 1906. (Syn.: Lantana indica var. albiflora Wight ex C.B.Clarke; Lantana wightiana Wall. ex Gamble);
Pakistan to India as per WCSP;
India; Pakistan as per Catalogue of life;
Common name: Indian White Lantana
As per efi thread:
Lantana veronicifolia, characterized by small scandent unarmed plants with white flowers. Synonyms: L. indica var. albiflora, L. wightiana. L. indica is erect, unarmed and the flowers are other than white (pink, purple or rose).
Undershrub, scandent or subscandent, sometimes prostrate; branches obtusely 4-angular, pale; young parts scabrous; nodes annulate; internodes 2-8 cm long. Leaves ovate or suborbicualr, truncate to acute at base, crenulate along margins, obtuse to acute at apex, 2-4.5 x 1.5-3 cm, chartaceous, villous or softly appressed-pubescent on both surfaces; lateral nerves 6-8 pairs, obscure above, distinct beneath; petioles filiform, ca 1 cm long. Spikes axillary, globose or obovoid, ca 1.5 x 1 cm, one per node; peduncles slender, 1.5-3.5 cm long; bracts ovate, acute to acuminate at apex, ca 9 x 6 mm, pubescent outside. Flowers sessile. Calyx cupular, ca 1 x 1 mm, faintly 5-toothed, membranous, ciliate along margins. Corolla hypocrateriform, 2-lipped, 5-lobed, white; upper lip 2-lobed; lobes subrotund; lower lip 3-lobed; midlobe obovate, ca 2 x 1.8 mm; lateral lobes medium, ca 1.5 x 1.5 mm; tube narrow, slightly curved, ca 6 x 2 mm. Stamens 4, didynamous; filaments filiform, 0.7-1 mm long; anthers lanceolate, ca 0.2 mm long, white, basifixed. Ovary globose, ca 0.3 mm; style stout, ca 0.2 mm long; stigma subcapitate. Drupes globose or ovoid, ca 4 x 3 mm, fleshy when mature.
Flowering and fruiting: October
Dry and moist deciduous forests
Pakistan to India
efloraofindia:250811 BRS5 Plant for ID from Anaikatti.: Pl. identify the plants.
Date/Time-Location- June- July, 2011. Anaikatti, Coimbatore Dist. Tamil Nadu
Altitude, 630 MSL
Type Plant Habit- Shrub/ Climber
Size- Flowers Size like lantana camera
Other Information: Local tribe use the leaf of this plants for treating wounds.
White flowers with yellow tube. This should be Lantana indica.
Will have to confirm by checking the bracts which are ovate acuminate in L.indica
looks like Lantana veronicifolia Hayek of Verbenaceae…
Is this a scandent under-shrub without prickles?
Yes, I agree with … It is Lantana veronicifolia, an unarmed straggling shrub.
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I have some doubt regarding this pic, to me the plant looks like Lantana veronicifolia Syn L. indica var. albiflora, L. wightiana