Argostemma courtallense Arn., Ann. Nat. Hist. 3: 22 1839. (Syn: Argostemma connatum Dalzell);
India as per POWO;

Rubiaceae week: Argostemma courtallense_ Neryamangalam Kerala:
Pictures of Argostemma courtallense a small ground dwelling Rubiaceae herb. Available only during monsoon in the floor of evergreen forests.
Picture taken during July 2011 from Neryamangalam reserve forests in Kerala

This is really very interesting and new one for me… thanks a lot for sharing.
The pics are marvelous, the flowers on a first look give the illusion of any Solanum sp.

Thank you very much … for the appreciating words. Further, thanks to … for reminding me about the genus.

… was correct in his observation that this plant, at first sight, would looks like a solanaceae member, especially the anthers.
But a close look on the floral characters will give you hints of Rubiaceae.
A very tricky tiny beauty.

Thanks … for posting a rare plant. One has to bear with many leeches to see this plant. I would be priviledged to receive image GIB 6973 in original resolution. How about Benkara and Discospermum?

ANSEPT01/01 Argostemma courtallense Arn. : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Family: Rubiaceae
Date: 30th August 2015
Place: Agumbe, Karnataka

Habit: Herb

Nice to see another Argostemma! Grow in the similar habitat as seen in Himalayan species.

Yes sir. This is one of two species in Karnataka. The other, A. verticillatum is pentamerous.

Thanks, … for exploring the flora of Karnataka on efi


Help to identify : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
ID please
from Kerala July 2008

could be Argostemma courtallense Arn.

Thanks, … I think matches with images at Argostemma courtallense


Small Herb for ID- Munnar- PKA9 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)
This small herb was seen on a wet rock wall en-route Munnar.
Photograph was taken using max. zoom available as the site was inaccessible..
Requesting ID..

Could this be Argostemma courtallense (?) of Rubiaceae Family..

To me also appear close to images at Argostemma courtallense


345 ID wild plant Argostemma: 14 high res. images.
Please ID wild plant,
Location: near Vannappuram, Thodupuzha, Idukki Dist., Kerala PIN:685607
Altitude: 1500fsl
Flower date: 24.07.2022, 03.45pm
Habitat: wild, moisture, wet shaded rocky
Plant habit: erect, weak fleshy stem 07mm base diameter, annual
Height: 10cm
Leaves: opposite, ovate, apex, hairy, soft fleshy, size upto:15×8cm
Flower: terminal racemose clustered, 5/4 petals, diameter:11mm, white, non fragrant

Camera: CANON EOS1500D +FL10x

Argostemma courtallense Arn. ??

Yes, it is Argostemma courtallense, thank you very much for ID my plant,


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