Heliotropium zeylanicum subsp. paniculatum (R. Br.) Kazmi, J. Arn. Arb. 51 (2): 156. 1970 (Syn: Heliotropium paniculatum R. Br.);
 

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Boraginaceae herb for Identification MK Dec-01 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)
Please help me in identifying this small herb.
Habitat: fallow land and open-scrub forest floor
Plant height: 1-1.5 feet
Leaf: 5 cm long
Alt.: 300 m asl
Place: near Sathyamangalam RF, TN
Date: 10 Sep 2014


Heliotropium zeylanicum (Burm.f.) Lam.


Heliotropium zeylanicum


It looks different from Heliotropium zeylanicum as per images at
But seems to match to some extent with images at
Also see

Flora of Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India By T. Pullaiah (which states white flowers)
I am puzzled.

Pl. solve this mystery


The posted plant could be of  Heliotropium zeylanicum subsp. paniculatum.
The plants at FoI and Virboga could belong to the typical subspecies, H. zeylanicum subsp.
zeylanicum.


Thanks, … It was a great help.


 

 

References:

efi thread  The Plant List Ver.1.1
  Flora of Pakistan  FOP illustration  Tropicos  Flora of Medak District, Andhra Pradesh, India By T. Pullaiah, Chintala Prabhakar, B. Ravi Prasad Rao (1998- Details)  Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Volume 2 By N. P. Singh (1988- Details)  Flora of Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India By T. Pullaiah (2000- details)

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