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..
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE and RGoB. 1987 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

Does look like Coffea sp. Pl chk the flora for spp..

Which are the species recorded in your area ?
Pl. check Coffea canephora Pierre ex A.Froehner as per comparative images at Coffea
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.
Attachments (1)

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

Yes, appears to be Nostolachma khasiana as per GBIF specimens

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 – 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.


MS, April, 2023/24 Shrub for id: 2 images.
Location : Hmuifang, Mizoram

Altitude : ca.1,400 m
Date : 18-04-2023
Habit : Shrub
Habitat : Wild


Yes, it appears so.
After going through the keys in the post at MS,Jan.,2021/20 Lasianthus sp. ? for id. and checking all three species, I feel it appears close to Lasianthus inodorus as per GBIF specimens and Researchgate illustrations

It could be Diplospora species.

I could finally match it to

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