Ixora cuneifolia Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 380 1820. (Syn: Ixora cuneifolia var. puberula Kurz; Ixora cuneifolia var. pumila Kurz; Ixora cuneifolia var. roxburghii Kurz; Ixora rosea Wall.; Ixora wallichii Wight & Arn.) ?;
Glabrous shrubs. Leaves to 14 x 4.5 cm, elliptic, acuminate at apex, acute at base; nerves 6-9 pairs, irregular; petiole 1 cm long; stipule 8 mm long, ovate, acuminate into a long mucro, glabrous. Cymes 5-7 cm across, sessile or subsessile, trichotomously branched with a pair of large basal bracts. Flowers 21 mm long, sessile, 3-9 together; bracts and bracteoles filiform, hispid; calyx 4 mm long, hispid, lobes ovate; corolla tube 18 mm long, slender, lobes 3.5 x 1.5 mm, oblong, puberulus; anthers 4 mm long, tailed at base; style 20 mm long, glabrous.
Flowering and fruiting: December-April
India and Myanmar
Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi)
Shrub ID from Bangladesh SM083 : 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2).
Could possibly be Ixora brachiata.
Possibly Ixora cuneifolia Roxb.
Pictures are small to see more details. Pl. also check with Ixora nigricans R.Br. ex Wight & Arn.
Illustrations of Ixora cuneifolia Roxb. can be seen at
Looks like I. nigricans !