Pavetta siphonantha Dalzell, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 133 1850. (Syn: Pavetta hispidula var. siphonantha (Dalzell) Hook.f.);

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pa-WET-tah — from Tamil name of the plant pavattai (பாவட்டை)
¿ sy-fon-oh-NAN-tha ? — from the Greek siphon (tube) and anthos (flower)

commonly known as: tube-flowered pavetta

Endemic to: western peninsula of India

Very attracting flowers with longer style (key flower character).

 


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ubiaceae Week :: Pavetta siphonantha at Karnataka: This one i found bit interesting. Climbing Shrub with white flowers, Style slender and exerted for approx 3 cm.
Bot. name: Pavetta siphonantha
(ID Ref: Allied sp. list from Shrikant jis second book: Further Flowers of Sahyadri and “Flora of Bombay Presidency by T. Cooke).
Family: Rubiaceae
Date/Time: 29-05-2011 / 09:00AM
Location: Handi Bhadang Forest, karnataka
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Climbing Shrub


Fantastic catch …
I find it interesting too – I need to check whether I missed this plant though we were together during this trip.


Spectacular display! Like the white flowers with blue sky background.


Yes it is Pavetta siphonantha Dalzell Syn: Pavetta hispidula var. siphonantha (Dalzell) Hook.f. It sometimes grows as a straggler with a very weak stem, but very attracting flowers with longer style (key flower character).

Rare and endemic to the Western Ghats.
Mostly growing in the understories of evergreen forests at mid elevations.


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Rubiaceae Week :: Pavetta siphonantha off SH 34 near Kumbharwadi, Karnataka: Pavetta siphonantha Dalzell 

pa-WET-tah — from Tamil name of the plant pavattai (பாவட்டை)
¿ sy-fon-oh-NAN-tha ? — from the Greek siphon (tube) and anthos (flower)

May 29, 2011 … off SH 34 near Kumbharwadi, Karnataka
commonly known as: tube-flowered pavetta
Endemic to: western peninsula of India
Reference: The Flora of the Presidency of Bombay
more views: May 29, 2011 … off SH 34 near Kumbharwadi, Karnataka 


 
  
 

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