Memecylon randerianum S.M.Almeida & M.R.Almeida, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 85(3): 521 , nom. nov. 1989 [1988 publ. 1989]. ;
 


Bushy shrubs. Leaves 5-12 x 1.5-4 cm, ovate, apex gradually acute, cordate at base, sessile; nerves obscure. Flowers fascicled in very dense many-flowered cymes; peduncles 1-2 mm long; pedicels short, 1-2 mm long. Calyx tube 1-2 mm long, campanulate, truncate at apex. Petals 1-2 mm long, obovate, blue. Style subulate, c. 3 mm long. Berry 4-5 mm across, globose.

Flowering and fruiting: February-May
Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests, and also in sacred groves
Southern Western Ghats (Endemic)
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi


 
 

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ANDEC42 Please identify this Memecylon sp. : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)
Clicked at Amruth Herbal Garden, FRLHT, Bangalore
May 2014
This Memecylon sp. was flowering in a pot. Had grown to about 3 feet in height.


I assume the plant was collected from some place in the western ghats and then propagated in this garden.

Can it be Memecylon randeriana? http://biotik.org/india/species/m/memerand/memerand_en.html


very nice

cant help with differential but appreciate your pictures


Thank you so much ma’am. This was from before I started going to forests regularly. Hence was pleasantly surprised to find this beauty of a plant flowering in a nursery.


M. randerianum Almeda


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Date/Time-: 12/05/11   –    08:30
Location- Place, Altitude – Kaiga , Uttar Kannada, Karnataka, 380 mtrs
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-   wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- tree
Height/Length- 2mtr 

looking like Cryptolepis 


This Could be Memecylon sp. 


… unless … is confident about the plant growing into a tree, my guess: this could be some Asclepiad climber. 


My guess is that this could be a species of either Ixora or Memecylon.


Appears close to images at Memecylon depressum Benth. 


M. randerianum


 

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