Images by (Badri Narayanan – validation by Mayur Nandikar)



High Wavies flora 19092012 TBN 1a for id: 1 correct image.
Please id the following, details of which are as follows:
Date :19/08/2012
Location :High Wavies hill ranges, Theni Dt, Tamil Nadu
Habitat :waste land adjoining evergreen forest
Habit :herb
Coordinates :do not know
Altitude :4750 ft
Leaves 😕 sessile opposite leaves
Flowers :as seen
Fruits :not seen

Cyanotis sp. of Commelinaceae?

googling took a while
no such thing as HIgh WAVIES
was confused but since I dont give up easily … found that its High WAVY…
a beautiful area to visit
look at this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meghamalai

Checked flowers of india website. Could it be Cyanotis arachnoidea.

Yes this is Cyanotis arachnoidea

High Wavies flora 19092012 TBN 1a.JPG this one is Cyanotis arachnoidea
while High Wavies flora 19092012 TBN 1b for id.JPG is more look likes Cyanotis villosa

I am sorry if I have posted two different plants in the same mail.
Is it possible that the flower parts- stamens, had got detached from the flower body, in fact some are lying loose. Please elucidate.

Wildflower for ID (01) (mixed thread): 10 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
For ID.
Date: 06/09/18
Location : Jawalagiri (near Hosur)
Altitude   : 997 ASL
Habitat.   : wild

Pl. check comparative images at /species/a—l/cl/commelinaceae/cyanotis 

To me appears close to images at Cyanotis arachnoidea C.B.Clarke as per comparative images at Cyanotis.

Bangalore-Ooty November 2013 :: Requesting ID of this Cyanotis at Ooty :: 20122013 :: ARK-31 : Attachments (3). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Requesting to please ID this Cyanotis sps captured growing wild in Ooty in November 2013.

This could be Cyanotis arachnoidea

I guess … is right ! FoI

Yes, it’s Cyanotis arachnoidea,

This appears to be Cyanotis arachnoidea.

Attachments (4).
Requesting to please ID these plants (actually 2) captured at Dodabetta peak, Ooty in November 2013.
Apologies for the bad picture quality.

This is possibly Cyanotis arachnoidea C. B. Cl.
Need few more close up pics as well as information about capsule and seed for confirmation of ID.

Yellow flowers or pink flowers? Both looks so out of focus.

Yellow flowers are of Oxalis spiralis G.Don as per images and details herein. 

Yes it’s …

May I request you to pl. post high res. images to check the details.

Attaching hi-res pics. Thanks … for following up on this and many other posts.
Am afraid, the pics are not of an a good quality.
2 high res. images.

Yes, appears to be Cyanotis arachnoidea only.

For ID 150223EPT1: 3 images.

Presenting for ID
Taken on 23.10.2022
Location: Eastern Ghats, Yercaud
Elevation: 1600 mts
Habitat: Rock crevice, Roadside
Habit: Herb

Pl. check

Cyanotis thwaitesii Hassk. ?

Can it be

I too thought same Cyanotis arachnoidea

To me also appears close to images at Cyanotis arachnoidea C.B.Clarke



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