Neanotis lancifolia (Hook.f.) W.H.Lewis, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 53: 39 1966 (Syn. Anotis lancifolia Hook.f.; Hedyotis lancifolia Dalzell; Neanotis concanensis P.Daniel & Vajr.);
commonly known as: calycose mille graines, starviolet • Marathi: तारागुच्छा taraguchha ;
Native to: Western Ghats (India); ¿ naturalised elsewhere ?;
Could this be Neanotis??:
Picture is taken from Tabletop land, Maharashtra
identification no 120811sn2:
Is this Neanotis montholonii ?:
Attached flower was a small, wild variety, which I photographed in Bhugaon, Pune.
Date- 18 th Sep
Is it Neanotis lancifolia (Syn: Hedyotis lancifolia) of Rubiaceae family?
Agree with .. – N. lancifolia.
Kas Week: AVD: 03 October 2012: Neanotis lancifolia:
Bunch of Violet coloured Stars– looking great.
Kas week : Neanotis lancifolia SMP:
KAS Week DS_061012_03 Neanotis lancifolia:
Star like violet and white flowers near the lake. Kas, 22nd Sep 2012.
Rubiaceae Week :: Neanotis lancifolia near Pune and Satara:
Neanotis lancifolia (Hook.f.) W.H.Lewis
¿ nay-on-OH-tis ? — ¿ pronunciation / meaning ?
lan-sih-FOH-lee-uh — referring to lance-shaped leaves
Aug 7, 2011 … at Lohagad near Malavali, Maharashtra
commonly known as: calycose mille graines, starviolet • Marathi: तारागुच्छा taraguchha
Native to: Western Ghats (India); ¿ naturalised elsewhere ?
References: Flowers of India • Flowers of Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar
more views: Aug 7, 2011 … at Lohagad near Malavali, Maharashtra
Aug 24, 2010 … at Panchagani, Maharashtra
Oct 2, 2009 … near Lion’s Point, off Lonavala, Maharashtra
Rubiaceae Week :: Neanotis lancifolia at Thoseghar -Satara:
Superb capture of the tiny flowers
Neanotis lancifolia—For sharing and validation : Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author.
Neanotis montholonii :: from Bhimashankar Aug 2013 : Attachments (3). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Observed these herbs at many places near Bhimashankar. Maharashtra.
efi page on Neanotis montholonii
These lovely tiny ground flowers of Neanotis montholoni can be seen in the open area at the base of Kanheri Caves in Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai.
We did not see these gregarious herbs last year so their seeds must have been dormant until now! Just one of the smaller enigmas of our forests, I suppose!
Lovely pictures, … Here is a link for details of Tanoti, Neanotis montholonii:
I have also observed these in large numbers on Vetal Tekdi,Pune for last few days.
It is interesting to observe the changing face of flora in Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai. Last month a small open area below Kanheri Caves was covered by lovely blue flowers of Neanotis montholoni amidst growing spikes of Silver Spiked Cockscomb and the much smaller Common Small Justicia flowers. Yesterday almost the entire area has erupted with the taller plants of the gregarious Common Balsam, Impatiens balsamina. I did not see any N.montholoni flowers.
Isaac Kehimkar calls it succession of flowers. If conditions for one species is ideal then that species takes over and rapidly spreads itself smothering other species.
Your observation at SGNP may be termed as ‘succession‘.
Id pl – Ratnagiti Aug 06 – indiantreepix | Google Groups
Satara, Oct 2014 :: Requesting ID validation :: ARKNOV-07 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (8).
efi page on Neanotis lancifolia
As far as I believe N.lancifolia is a taller plant 0.5 to 1 m tall. whereas N.montholini is a smaller plant 10 -20 cm high. Another small herb N.latifolia is also 15-30cm high. with purplish to reddish stem.
For deeper study the characters of capsule dehiscing whether loculicidally or septicidally and other details is necessary.
Thanks … for the feedback..
Satara, MH :: Neanotis (?) for ID :: ARK2020-013 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)
Saw this tiny flowers at Kas in Satara. MH in October 2019.
Are they some Neanotis species?
Requested to please provide ID.
Satara, Oct 2014 :: Requesting ID :: ARKNOV-27 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)
Requesting to please provide ID of this small plant captured near Satara, Maharashtra in October 2014.
Are these Neanotis lancifolia, although a little deformed?
the leaves does not look like lance shaped. i checked in Flowersofindia. looks like some other species
Thank you … for the feedback… Do you think, this could be something else?
These flowers are similar to the ones identified as Neanotis lancifolia in my recent post.
They look similar, requested to please validate.