Osbeckia leschnaultiana DC.;

Images by Thiruvengadam Ekambaram, Identified by L. Rasingam (Inserted by J.M.Garg) 


For ID 290610 ET :  Attachments (1). 3 posts by 3 authors.

I took this Plant/ flower picture during Nature camp to the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve –in Avalanche- Kunda Forest Reserve-Mukurthi National Park.
Date/Time-13.5.10 —-3.31 pm
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Avalanche- Kunda Forest Reserve-Mukurthi
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- —–Wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- ———–Shrub
Height/Length- —————– around 1.5 meter
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size—–1.5 inch, as seen in the picture
Inflorescence Type/ Size-
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- — Size 3, colour – as seen in the picture

It is Osbeckia leschenaultiana (Melastomataceae) found in the upper ghats of above 1000m.

Osbeckia leschenaultiana indeed !!


Oesbeckia leschenaultiana: 2 images.

Oesbeckia leschenaultiana (Melastomataceae)
Place: Munnar
Altitude – 2000m
Habitat: Grassland




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