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


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).



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


293 ID wild tree Pavetta: 14 high res. images.
Please ID wild plant,
Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671
Altitude: 1400 fsl
Flower date: 06.02.2022, 11.00 am
Habitat: wild moisture
Plant habit: small tree, erect, branches, hard stem lite flaked 05 inch base circumference, long lasting
Height: 03 meters
Leaves: opposite, ovate, oblong, apex, glossy, size up to:15×6 cm
Flower: racemose, clustered, white, diameter: 02 cm, good fragrance
Fruit: globular green into black, diameter: 08 mm, edible sweet, 7 months for ripen
Seed: black single, globular diameter: 06 mm

Camera: CANON EOS1500D, mobile SAMSUNG

Try to check comparative images in efloraofindia.

It is more close to Pavetta subcapitata,

I think it is close to the images at Pavetta hispidula Wight & Arn.
Pavetta subcapitata Hook.f. looks different and does not have distribution in south India.

Yes, it is Pavetta hispidula, dear …, thank you very much for ID my plant,


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