Psydrax dicoccos Gaertn., Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 125 1788. (Syn: Canthium dicoccum (Gaertn.) Merr.; Plectronia dicocca (Gaertn.) F.Muell.; Polyozus bipinnata Lour.; Vangueria dicocca (Gaertn.) Miq.);
Flowering Canthium dicoccum: please find attached few photos of Canthium dicoccum (RUBIACEAE) from Bettada beedu, Mysore district observed on 05.11.2011 at 10.00 am.
Canthium dicoccum is a Rubiaceae member.
KAS Week::(Canthium diccocum – 05/10/2012-NJ): Canthium diccocum – (Tupa in Marathi) on the way to Kas just before the plateau
Rubiaceae week: Canthium diccocum at Matheran: Came across this tree with shining leaves at “Sunset point, Matheran”.
Excellent Close Up of flowers!!
15022012 TBN 1 PLANT FOR ID: Please identify this plant details of which are as follows:
Date : 18.02.11
Location :Alagarkoil western slopes
Altitude :1000 ft
Habit :small tree
Height :10 ft
Leaves :as in photo
Local name :not known?navugu
This is now Psydrax dicoccos; earlier Canthium dicoccum.
Psydrax dicoccos Gaertn: Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author.
Psydrax dicoccos Gaertn (=Plectronia didyma(C.F. Gaertn) Bedd, Canthium dicoccum (Gaertn.) Merr.), Fam: Rubiaceae
small tree, Gopachandram, near Kamandoddi, Krishnagiri DT, Altitude around 850m
flowering, wild tree, near water stream,
the wood of the tree is called torch of the forest, because the fresh wood will burn well.
The bark and leaves are medicinal.
Identify this plant please (ii) : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (9).
Looks like Psydrax dicoccos, Rubiaceae
Fwd: [efloraofindia:193914] Specimen from Chinnar Wildlife sanctuary, Iduki, Kerala : 5 posts by 2 authors.
please identify this. Specimen was collected from Chinnar Wildlife sanctuary, Iduki, Kerala.
Psydrax dicoccos Gaertn (=Plectronia didyma) ?
Psydrax dicoccos Gaertn
ANOCT79 Psydrax dicoccos (Canthium diccocum) : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5).
Fwd: MS / 06 / 2017/ 5 : Canthium dicoccum at Chennai Adyar Poonga : 3 posts by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Pl find the pictures of Canthium dicoccum and confirm the ID. Photo taken during 2011.
I think matches with images under various threads at Psydrax dicoccos, particularly the following:
Thanks … for updating the name.
Fwd: MS/07/2017/2 : ID of a plant. : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Please identify this plant. Photographed in Adyar Poonga, Chennai during 2011.
Canthium of Rubiaceae?
I think it is Psydrax dicoccos Gaertn., var. dicoccos (Syn. Canthium didymum (Brandis) Hook.f., Plectronia didyma Benth. & Hook. f. ex Brandis, Canthium dicoccum (Gaertn.) Merr., )
Thanks … In fact I also narrowed it to the same species.
Please validate the id Psydrax dicoccos. : 7 posts by 6 authors. Attachments (7)
Family : Rubiaceae
Chilkigarh , WB
seems to be matching in general
but the leaves width, does it seem a bit narrower in your specimen from what we have on this page?
Can anyone please explain specific differences between Psydrax dicoccos and P. umbellata?
Based on the above images, in the absence of fruit, my guess would have been P. umbellata, the species with which I am familiar.
Please, I think the main difference would be location, flowering time, shape and form
I pulled up 2 links.
thank you …
I have seen the links you provided. Not at all sure about the plant photographed at Matheran in the second link. I am trying to get detailed botanical descriptions to answer my question.
Canthium species for ID: A medium sized tree.
Psydrax diococcus (= C.umbellatum), I think.
Psydrax umbellata (Wight) Bridson is an correct name for
The var. umbellatum seems to have prominent peduncle as in: