Leptopetalum pteritum (Blume) Neupane & N.Wikstr. (syn: Gonotheca blumei DC.; Hedyotis alata J.Koenig ex Wight & Arn.; Hedyotis pterita Blume; Oldenlandia pterita (Blume) Miq.; Thecagonum pteritum (Blume) Babu);   
India to SE. China and Malesia as per WCSP;
China Southeast; India; Jawa; Lesser Sunda Is.; Malaya; Myanmar; Nicobar Is.;
Philippines; Sulawesi; Thailand; Vietnam
as per Catalogue of Life;
sharing the images of Hedyotis pterita from ranpur, Odisha 
Name: hedyotis pterita
Place of collection: Ranpur, nayagarh, Odisha
habit: Annual herb
Habitat: Wild, grasslands, in sandy soil
Plant 10-30 cm long, leaves shortly petioled, elliptic-oblong, minutely pubescent, flowers white, in sub capitate cyme, generlly e flowered, sessile or peduncled, calyx truncate, winged, lobes 4, corolla campanulate, 4 winged, seeds hardly angled, testa pitted.



Thecagonium ovatifolium (Cav.) Babu SN Sep 31 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4).  
Thecagonium ovatifolium (Cav.) Babu (= Oldenlandia nudicaulis Roth), Rubiaceae wild herb from Thirutthani area (Thiruvallur DT) of Tamilnadu

Thank you very much …. I hope you meant Thecagonum ovatifolium (Cav.) Babu.

May I humbly suggest to check probability of Oldenlandia pterita (Blume) Miq. (Hedyotis pterita Blume), specially for its 1) winged hypanthium 2) subsessile flowers 3) succulent nature…..
Thank you

Thank you …, with out referring flora I decided that, You are correct, it is Oldenlandia pterita (Blume) Miq. only



ID this Rubiaceae member pleas : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3) 
Small herb clicked near Vijaywada, Andhra pradesh May 2015 

Habitat was small farm

This could be a species of Hedyotis.

It is Thecagonum pteritum (Blume) Babu, Syn.Oldenlandia pterita (Blume) Miq.,
 Hedyotis alata
 J.König ex Wight & Arn, of Rubiaceae; leaves are eaten as leafy vegetable 

I think it looks different from Leptopetalum pteritum (Blume) Neupane & N.Wikstr. as per images, details and references herein.

It is Thecagonum pteritum (Blume)Babu Syn. Oldenlandia pterita (Blume)Miq. Syn. Hedyotis pterita Blume of Rubiaceae, a very common weed in A.P.

Thanks, …, But to me it does not matches with images at Leptopetalum pteritum (Blume) Neupane & N.Wikstr.
Pl. also see FOC illustration and GBIF (high resolution specimens)

On further checking, you may be right. But I do not know why it looks somewhat different.


Catalogue of Life  WCSP  The Plant List Ver. 1.1  GRIN  GBIF (high resolution specimens) Flora of China  FOC illustration  Hedyotis pterita – Information on Hedyotis pterita – Encyclopedia of Life