Osbeckia zeylanica L.f.;
Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 3 By T. Pullaiah, K. Sri Ramamurthy (2007)- (Description & Keys- Osbeckia muralis, virgata, stellata, chinensis & zeylanica)
Herbs, to 8 cm high; branches quadrangular, hispid. Leaves to 1.5 x 0.6 cm, ovate, acute at either ends, serrulate, densely hairy; hairs half adnate, parallel to the midrib above, not adnate below. Flowers solitary or 2-3 together, terminal or upper axillary; pedicels 1.5 mm long; calyx tube 5 mm long, densely covered with tufted bristles, bristles 3-6 together, to 7 mm long, lobes 4 mm long, acuminate, ciliate; petals 5 x 4 mm, obovate, glabrous; anthers 4 mm long, acuminate; style 3 mm long. Seeds 0.3 x 0.3 mm, obovoid, muriculate.
Flowering and fruiting: November-February
Wet grassy areas in moist deciduous forests
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
please find attached photos of Osbeckia zeylanica, photographed at foothills of Wadgal Ranganathaswamy hills, near Bannur.
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Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 3 By T. Pullaiah, K. Sri Ramamurthy (Osbeckia zeylanica L.f.)
Osbeckia chinensis L. and O. zeylanica L.f. (Melastomataceae) – Jstor (Osbeckia zeylanica L.f.)
Flickr (Osbeckia zeylanica L.f.)
Encyclopedia of Life (Specimen) (Osbeckia zeylanica L.f.)
India Biodiversity Portal (Osbeckia zeylanica Steud. ex Naudin)
The Plant List (Osbeckia zeylanica Steud. ex Naudin- Unresolved)
plant illustrations (Osbeckia zeylanica Steud. ex Naudin)