Nostolachma triflorum (Korth.) R.Kr.Singh, J. Jpn. Bot. 92(5): 294–298 (2017) (syn: Coffea khasiana Hook.f.; Lachnastoma triflorum Korth.; Nostolachma khasiana (Hook.f.) Deb & Lahiri) as per POWO;
Indonesia and India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura) as per A New Combination and Lectotypification of Two Names in the Genus Nostolachma (Rubiaceae)– Rajeev Kumar Singh- J. Jpn. Bot. 92(5): 294–298 (2017);
Large rambling shrub, deciduous; branchlets slender, puberulous. Leaves elliptic, thinly coriaceous, 11-20 x 4-6.5cm, finely acuminate, acute at base, glabrous except for sparse pubescence on veins; petioles c 5mm, puberlous. bracts and stipules connate, forming a scarious dentate ring; bracteoles small, opposite scales. Flowers 4 merous, bisexual subsessile at anthesis. Calyx glabrous tube 0.8mm; lobes 0.7mm, appresed to corolla. Corolla yellowish green, glabrous outside; tube 5.5-6mm; lobes ovate, spreading, 2.5mm. Anthers 1.6mm. Style reaching base of anthers. Fruits globose or obovoid, 7mm across with persistant calyx..
From Biodiversity of Bhutan )
Nostolachma sp. ? for ID. : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).
Place : Hmuifang
Altitude : 1,400 – 1,600 m.
Habit : shrub
Habitat : Wild
Date : 25-011-2013
It is Nostolachma khasiana (Korth.) Deb & Lahiri.
Thank you very much sir … for the id
Is it Nostolachma khasiana ? : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).
Location : Hmuifang, Mizoram. Altitude : ca.1,500 m.
Habit : Small tree. Habitat : Wild.
It’s a member of Rubiaceae
Most probably coffee plant but I am not sure
But it’s a member of Rubiaceae
Nostolachma khasiana as per another thread.
MS Dec.,2018/01 Coffea sp. ? for ID : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Location : Vaphai, Mizoram
Altitude : ca. 1,500 – 1,600 m.
Date : 05-11-2018
Habit : Shrub
Habitat : Wild
Pl. check species available at
Does look like Coffea sp. Pl chk the flora for spp..
Which are the species recorded in your area ?
To me appears close.
Only Coffea arabica is recorded in Mizoram which is cultivated. That my plant (Coffea) is growing wild.
Thanks, … Than pl. also check images at Coffea arabica L.
Same Coffea sp.
This tree is growing wild in higher altitude (1,500-1,800 m). Is it Nostolachma khasiana ?
Thanks, …, Yes, appears to be close as per Nostolachma khasiana
MS March, 2020/04 Coffea khasiana ?? for ID / Confirm : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Location : Hmuifang, Mizoram
Altitude : ca 1,400 m or more
Date : 05-03-2020
Habit : Shrub or small tree
Habitat : Wild
The images are of Nostolachma triflorum (Korth.) R. Kr. Singh
synonym Nostolachma khasiana (Hook. f.) Deb & Lahiri
See the article of mine attached here on this species.
Check POWO – http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/ for the accepted name for this plant.
Attachments (1) – 75. – A New Combination and Lectotypification of Two Names in the Genus Nostolachma (Rubiaceae).pdf- 2 mb.
A New Combination and Lectotypification of Two Names in the Genus Nostolachma (Rubiaceae) – Rajeev Kumar Singh- J. Jpn. Bot. 92(5): 294–298 (2017);