Vitex quinata (Lour.) F.N.Williams, Bull. Herb. Boissier II, 5: 431 1905. (syn: Cornutia quinata Lour.; Vitex altmannii Moldenke; Vitex babula Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Vitex celebica Koord.; Vitex heterophylla Roxb.; Vitex loureiroi Hook. & Arn.; Vitex loureiroi Wight ex C.B.Clarke; Vitex padangensis Hallier f.; Vitex quinata f. lungchowensis S.L.Liou; Vitex secundiflora var. longipes Moldenke; Vitex sumatrana Miq.; Vitex undulata Wall.; Vitex urceolata C.B.Clarke);
Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Caroline Islands: Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;
UP-Meghalay-8. Id. : 10 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (3)
Id pl of the plant- I have photos of only a leaf and its fruit which are sent for id.
May be a Lauraceae.
Fruits resemble on of the Cordia species. But the leaves look different. Any how pl check all other details.
Possibly it is a member of Vitex sp. of Verbenaceae.
Might be verbenaceae.
Looks like Vitaceae member
Looks like Styrax sp. (Styracaceae) to me. Not sure though!!
If the leaves are compound then chances are very high for Vitex of Verbenaceae. I came across a similar plant in Nokrek (Meghalaya) which was identified as Vitex quinata. Some other species of Vitex are also reported from Meghalaya. But for confirmation need further detailed study.
Regarding the Identification of the sp. collected from Gajapati Odisha on July 2023: 10 high res. images.
Vitex quinata, we collected it in A.P -odissa borders, the images are good
But what is worrying me is that Calyx lobes look triangular in the post, that then truncate as in
sometimes minor deviations may occur, flower is needed for ratification