Keys in
Flora of Bhutan by AJC Grierson and D G Long, Vol.2 Part 1 (1999)
:

1. Bracteole pairs not exceeding hypanthium .. 1. L. ludlowii
+ Bracteole pairs exceeding hypanthium  .. 2
2. Flower-heads terminating short shoots on old wood, overtopped by new growth .. 2. L kumaonensis
+ Flower heads terminating new growth .. 3
3. Corolla tube less than 11.5mm; main veins of leaf 3-5 pairs …. 3. L. stapfiana
+ Corolla tube more than 11.5mm; main veins of leaf 5-9 pairs …. 4. L. amoena

As per keys at link:
Leptodermis kumaonensis has corolla pubescent outside and Leptodermis lanceolata has corolla glabrous outside;

Leptodermis amoena Springate (Native to: East Himalaya as per POWO)

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Leptodermis stapfiana H.J.P.Winkl.


Images by Saroj Kasaju (Validation by J.M.Garg & Vaurn Sharma) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links)

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Leptodermis lanceolata Wall. in Roxb. (Temperate Himalaya, Kashmir, Nepal, Bhutan and India (Assam))
Leptodermis virgata Edgew. in Aitch. (Western Himalayas, Pakistan (Hazara, Murree, Salt Range))



Leptodermis kumaonensis Parker (2500-3800 m; Himalaya (Garhwal to Bhutan))
Leptodermis lanceolata Wall. (2000-3500 m; Himalaya (Punjab to Bhutan), Assam)
Leptodermis stapfiana H. Winkl. (1400-3500 m; Himalaya (Nepal to Bhutan), Assam)



Leptodermis kumaonensis R. Parker [Bhutan, N India (Uttarakhand), Nepal].
Leptodermis ludlowii Springate [Bhutan, NE India (Sikkim)].
Leptodermis scabrida J. D. Hooker [NE India (Assam)].


Pl. go throughLeptodermis ‎(Rubiaceae) page with images of species in efloraofindia.

If you find any incorrect identification, pl. let us know. If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), if any, or can identify unidentified images, it will be really nice.  


Pl. go throughLeptodermis‎‎‎ ‎(‎Rubiaceae) page with images of species in efloraofindia.

If you find any incorrect identification, pl. let us know. If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), if any, or can identify unidentified images, it will be really nice.


Pl. go through Leptodermis ‎‎(Rubiaceae) page with comparative images of species in efloraofindia. On clicking the link of species, one can check the complete details. Genus pages generally give details of most of the species found in India.

I request you to pl. go through & point out mistakes, if any. I hope this will aid in identifications in future. If anybody can send images of other species of this genus (for incorporation in the website), if any, or can identify unidentified images, it will be really nice.


 

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