Sonerila scapigera Dalzell, London J. Bot. 7: 672. 1848 ;
¿ so-nay-REEL-ah — ?
skap-ih-GER-uh — bearing a scape (leafless flower stalk)
commonly known as: scaped sonerila • Marathi: सोनेरिला sonerila
¿ Endemic to: Western Ghats (of Maharashtra, India) ?

Sonerila scapigera | Matheran : Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author.

Sonerila scapigera
July, 2013

Sonerila scapigera at Matheran- PKA-Aug08 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
Sonerila scapigera at Matheran.

Beautiful Sonerila species.

Beautiful pictures … I am reminded of similar flowers seen recently in Mahabaleshwar, growing on rocks.


Sonerila Scapigera – indiantreepix | Google Groups : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
In the monsoons of Matheran, the most busiest hill station of Mumbai, where all days are full of visistors. We managed to get few of good photographs of this sahyadri’s hot spot. Thanks to amish for sharing the pic with me, since those days I was away from camera. I am attaching the seasonal flower of Matheran.

Link for Scaped Sonerila, Sonerila (Sonerila scapigera):
Flowers of India (a picture with desc.).

Sonerila scapigera of Melastomaceae
small glabrous annual herb with radical leaves. Petals mauve coloured.
Photograph taken at Morjai plataeu at Gaganbawada,


Requesting id of kodachadri plants 5 : 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1)
Requesting for identifying a flowering plant.
photographed at Nagodi village, Kodachadri ranges, shimoga district, Karnataka

Sonerila species.

Sonerila sp indeed but without vegetative parts hard to determine the species

Appears close to images at Sonerila scapigera Dalzell

Sonerila (White)-230810-PKA2 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
For the first time i had seen this “Sonerila sp” in white colour. Petiole & peduncle both were greenish.
Date/Time: 22-08-2010 / 03:30PM
Location: on the way to Kalsubai (Seen on the Rock face).

Habitat: Wild
Plant habit: herb

The whole plant lacks the pink colour. This is a mutation if it was a single plant. A group of plants can show this variation depending upon exposure to sunlight and chemical deposits on the rock. It can be called a white morf.

Any possibility of Sonerila nayariana Murug. & V.Balas. though it has got distribution in TN !.

May be Sonerila scapigera Dalzell as per images and details herein.

04th Aug., 2009- Matheran; Sonerila – indiantreepix | Google Groups


Request for Identification of this species possibly Cyclamen species: 1 very high res. image.
Location: Shayadri Hills Lonavala
Growth: Epiphytic growth covered in tree moss

Pl. check

I think it appears close to images at Sonerila scapigera Dalzell, as per details and images herein.

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