Andaman Is.; East Himalaya; India as per Catalogue of Life;
SW. India, Bhutan, Andaman Is. as per WCSP;

Climbing branched, nearly glabrous shrubs. Leaves opposite, 3-8 x 2-3.5 cm, elliptic acuminate, cuneate at base; lateral nerves 4 or 5 pairs, often with domatia in the nerve axils; petioles 3-6 mm long. Flowers in 3- 9 flowered, sub paniculate cymes; bracts linear-subulate, 6 mm long; pedicels 1-2 cm long. Calyx 5 mm long, tube campanulate, more or less ribbed, glabrous; teethfew flowere 2-3 mm long, linear. Corolla white, tube 1.5-2 cm long; lobes 9, acute, 8-12 mm long. Berry solitary, globose, 8 mm across.

Flowering and fruiting: July-August
Moist deciduous forests
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
(attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi)


An Excursion Flora of Central Tamilnadu, India By K. M. Matthew 91995- details)