Codonacanthus pauciflorus (Nees) Nees, Prodr. 11: 103 1847. (Syn: Asystasia pauciflora Nees; Codonacanthus acuminatus Nees; Ruellia pauciflora Wall. (Unresolved)); 

by Raju Das, Identified by Ritesh Kumar Choudhary (Inserted by J.M.Garg)



ID No.30072011 _ Herb for ID: Help to ID the herb

Date/Time-01/03/2011- 11AM

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Assam

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild Type

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Herb (15-30cm)

Leaves: 4-8X2-4cm

Inflorescence Type/ Size- as seen in the photos

I think Codonacanthus pauciflorus (Nees) Nees




TQ-Arunachal-07 Unid : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
A herb found wild enroute to Mayodia Pass in Lower Dibang Valley in Arunachal, which is above 2000 m altitude.
Precise altitude of the location where the plant was found is uncertain.
Found flowering in January.
I have no clue to its identity.
Please identify

Asystasia sp. ?? 

Actually it was at lower altitudes, 150-500 m.

Navendu Pāgé identified it as Codonacanthus pauciflorus, native to East Himalaya to Japan.
Agrees well with images in the following:

My guess worked ! 

You are right …! Asystasia pauciflora is a synonym!


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