Mussaenda glabrata (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble, Fl. Madras 610 1921. (Syn: Mussaenda frondosa var. glabrata Hook.f.);
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dhobi tree, flag bush, white flag, white lady, white rag plant, wild mussaendaBengali: নাগবল্লী nagaballiHindi: बेदिना bedinaKannada: ಬೆಲ್ಲೊಟ್ಟಿ bellottiKonkani: सरवडी sarvadiMalayalam: വെള്ളില vellilaMarathi: भूतकेश bhutakesha, सरवड sarvadSanskrit: श्रीवाटी shrivatiTamil: வெள்ளிமடந்தை velli-matantai;
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mew-say-EN-duh — Latinized form of Sinhalese vernacular name mussendaDave’s Botanary
GLAB-rah-tuh — somewhat smoothDave’s Botanary
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Native to: tropical Africa, Asia, Pacific Islands
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Names of Plants in India :: Mussaenda glabrata (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble: via Species‎ > ‎M‎ > ‎ Mussaenda glabrata (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble … (family: Rubiaceae)
Flowers of India Discussions at efloraofindia more views in flickr more views on Google Earth
mew-say-EN-duh — Latinized form of Sinhalese vernacular name mussendaDave’s Botanary
GLAB-rah-tuh — somewhat smoothDave’s Botanary
commonly known as: dhobi tree, flag bush, white flag, white lady, white rag plant, wild mussaendaBengali: নাগবল্লী nagaballiHindi: बेदिना bedinaKannada: ಬೆಲ್ಲೊಟ್ಟಿ bellottiKonkani: सरवडी sarvadiMalayalam: വെള്ളില vellilaMarathi: भूतकेश bhutakesha, सरवड sarvadSanskrit: श्रीवाटी shrivatiTamil: வெள்ளிமடந்தை velli-matantai
botanical names: Mussaenda glabrata (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble … synonyms: Mussaenda frondosa var. glabrata Hook.f. • Mussaenda frondosa L. … Biodiversity in India, Volume 4 by T. Pullaiah
References: Flora of the Presidency of BombayBiodiversity in India, Volume 4 by T. Pullaiah
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Photographed at Murudeshwara, Karnataka … 14 MAY 07
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Mussaenda glabrata: Fruiting of Mussaenda glabrata
Common names: Dhobi’s kerchief, Bhatkes (Marathi), Bedina (Hindi) ,Nagballi (Bengali)
Ref: Common Indian Wild Flowers
By Isaac Kehimkaar
At lonavala, Maharashtra

 


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Rubiaceae Week :: Mussaenda glabrata at Prabalgad: Sharing photographs of a large climbing Shrub, ” Mussaenda glabratafrom Prabalgad (Maharashtra).

 


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Rubiaceae Week :: Mussaenda glabrata in Belgaum and Murudeshwar: Mussaenda glabrata (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble

mew-say-EN-duh — Latinized form of Sinhalese vernacular name mussenda
GLAB-rah-tuh — somewhat smooth
May 14, 2007 … at Murudeshwar, Karnataka
commonly known as: mussaenda • Bengali: sada patta • Hindi: bedina • Konkani: मिठाइ फुल mithai phool • Manipuri: hanu-rei • Sinhalese: mussenda • Tamil: வெள்ளையிலை vellaiyilai
Native to: tropical Africa, Asia, Pacific Islands
References: Flowers of IndiaWikipediaLen Webb Ecological Images Collection
more views: May 14, 2007 … at Murudeshwar, Karnataka
May 29, 2011 … off SH 34 near Kumbharwadi, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka 

Hedge-turner!… Beautiful all the way!!
I always like the contrasts it makes. Here it is white large bracts & the little red flower

Putting now the pronunciation and meaning of glabrata:
GLAB-rah-tuh — somewhat smooth
I refer Dave’s Botanary for finding pronunciation and meaning of the binomials.
Other good references are found at Calflora:
calflora.net/botanicalnames/
calflora
calflora.net/southafrica/



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Mussaenda glabrata: Looks like Mussaenda glabrata

Google search for this species returned … link.
(PS: I could not find the plant taxonomy details in the net.)
Near dodda hole (Big river), along the estate fence,
Near to Sonda, Uttara kannada, Western ghats.
22 June 2009 2:42 PM
Height ~1/2 meter, White sepal, Leaf size 15 cms,
(Record shot, Photo details may not be enough to fulfill the exact plant identification)

This plant is indeed Mussaenda glabrata (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble (Syn:Mussaenda frondosa Hook.f. var. glabrata) .


Me too believe your plant to be M. glabrata.



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along Karnataka State Highway No. 34 between Ramnagar & Malamba

Date: 29 MAY 2011 … Altitude: about 640 m asl

Mussaenda glabrata (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble (family: Rubiaceae)



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Hope attached images are Mussaenda glabrata (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble.

Date : 25.06.2017
Location: Assam
Family : Rubiaceae
Genus & species : Mussaenda glabrata (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble
Habitat: Grows wild
Habit : Shrub
  



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MS July, 2017/06 Mussaenda sp. for Id : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)

Location : Tuirini, Mizoram
Date : 18-07-2017

Habit : Shrub
Habitat : Wild

Mizo name : Va-kep


Pl. check comparative images at efi site.


Hope this is Mussaenda glabrata.


Also check for Dhobi Tree – Mussaenda frondosa


I also think closer to images at Mussaenda glabrata as suggested by …



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Flower for Id – ID21082017SH1 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Flower for Id pl.
Location – Near Guhagar (Konkan, Maharashtra)
Date – 03.08.2017

Mussaenda species. Pl. check comparative images at efi site at genus page

Ok Sir


Pl. Check comparative images at


I think close to images at

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Mussaenda glabrata :: Iruppu Falls, Coorg :: 12 NOV 19 : 3 posts by 2 authors. 1 image.
Iruppu Falls  Coorg
Date: November 12, 2019 … Altitude range: about 850 – 1,000 m (2,800 – 3,300 ft) asl

Mussaenda glabrata  (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble



MS, June,2021/20 Mussaenda sp. for id.: 2 images.
Location : Darlawn

Date : 30-09-2017
Habit : Shrub 

Habitat : Wild


Habit image?


Sorry !! Not available sir


Please post multiple images covering all aspects of the sp. like habitat, leaf upper/lower side,
inflorescence, flower image from different angles, leaf position on stem, stipules and stem as well
for easy ID !


I concur with … suggestion. This would help proper ID.


Mussaenda glabrata (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble !


Yes, … As identified at another post at MS July, 2017/06 Mussaenda sp. for Id


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