Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet, Brit. Fl. Gard. 2: t. 145 1826. (Syn: Cinchona gratissima Wall.; Mussaenda luculia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don [Illegitimate]);
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Bhutan, China, NE India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam as per Flora of China;
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Pleasant Luculia • Nepali: बन काँगियो Ban kangiyo, दोवारी फूल Doware phool
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Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet (accepted name) : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Sharing some pictures of Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet (accepted name)  shot at Tarakeshwor, Nepal on 27 August 2016 at 6000 ft.

Nepali Names: बन काँगियेा,  Ban Kaangiyoदेावारी फूल  Dowaree Phool / गाइ फूल Gaai Phool 



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Location: Nagarkot, Nepal

Date: 12 November 2017
Altitude: 6600 ft.
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LocationDolakha, Nepal
Altitude:  5600 ft.

Date: 15 October 2011

Habit : Wild
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Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (8)

Location : Raniban, Balaju , Nepal
Altitude:  4700 ft.
Date: 20 November 2017

But faint flower color compared to other clicking.



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I came across this flowering shrub with light pinkish coloured flowers having very pleasant fragrance.
Location: Reiek Point, Mizoram.
Bot. name: Luculia gratissima
Family: Rubiaceae
Habitat: Wild



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MS Oct,2018/23 Luculia sp. for ID : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Location : Tan, Mizoram

Altitude : ca 1,800 m.
Date : 05-10-2018
Habit : Shrub
Habitat : Wild

Pl. check species available in efi site at

Luculia pinceana or Luculia gratissima ??

I find these more closer to images at Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet rather than those at Luculia pinceana Hook.

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Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet : 1 very high resolution image.

Location: Kathmandu Valley
Date:  October 2020 
Elevation: 1500m.

Habitat  : Wild



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Flower for Id -ID22122016SH1: 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Flower for Id pl.
Location – Near Mawphlang,East Khasi Hills,Meghalaya

Date – 18.10.2016


This is Luculia pinceana, a rubiaceae tree member.


This may be Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet as corolla tube appears to be longer as per keys in Flora of China


Yes



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Identification Request : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)- 3 MB. 
Kindly request you to identify with scientific names. These photos have been taken in East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

It must be a Luculia sp. 


Thanks, …, for the genus id.
I think it is close to images at Luculia pinceana Hook.

This may be Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet as corolla tube appears to be longer as per keys in Flora of China


Yes



Re: Small white flower : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Location Kalimpong Darjeeling West Bengal
Please identify

Cultivated?


Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet but could be Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet since both sp. have distribution.


Thanks, …, for the id.

This should be Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet as corolla tube appears to be longer as per keys in Flora of China


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Luculia gratissima (Wall.) Sweet :
1 high resolution image.

Location: Bhaktapur
Date: November 2020
Altitude: 2200m.

Habitat : Wild


 

 


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References:

The Plant List  GRIN   Annonated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Flora of China  FOC illustration  FOC keys  Flowers of India  Wikipedia  Gardening Australia – Fact Sheet: Luculia

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