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Images by B. Rathinasabapathy (Id by E S Santhosh Kumar) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links)

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efloraindia: 141111 BRS166: Pl. find the attached file contain photo for id. request.

Location : Mukkalai Road (way to silent Valley NP)

Date: Dec. 2005
Habitat: Wild (along the road side)

Habit: Shrub.


This is Pavetta hispidula (see the long exerted style from the corolla).


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Ixora lanceolaria Colebr.SN May 42 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Ixora lanceolaria Colebr (= I. leucantha B. Heyne ex G. Don.) , Rubiaceae from Tidiandmul area of Coorg, Karnataka, I wondered to see long styles of this flowers.


As per WCSP, it a syn. of Ixora malabarica (Dennst.) Mabb., but does not match with the images at Ixora malabarica (Dennst.) Mabb.


This plant looks like a Pavetta species. Normally in Ixora style is not exserted. 


From comparative images at Pavetta, I think it is close to images of Pavetta hispidula Wight & Arn.
Pl. confirm


I guess you are right … ! Pavetta hispidula



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