Lysimachia candida Lindl., J. Hort. Soc. London 1: 301 1846. (syn: Bernardina elegans Baudo; Lysimachia candida var. depauperata Merr.; Lysimachia clementsoniana Wall.; Lysimachia glaucescens Wall. ex Hook. fil.; Lysimachia inconspicua Miq.; Lysimachia leschenaultii Duby; Lysimachia notoniana Wall. ex Hook. fil.; Lysimachia obovata Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Lysimachia samolina Hance);
Common name: Manipur Loosestrife • Manipuri: ꯀꯦꯉꯣꯢ Kengoi
China (Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Hubei, Hunan,
Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang), Taiwan, Tibet,
Japan (Honshu), Myanmar [Burma], Vietnam
as per Catalogue of Life
SW. India as per POWO (Lysimachia leschenaultii Duby syn. of Lysimachia candida Lindl.)
Vietnam, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Asia-Temperate as per POWO;

 

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Herb for id from Amarkantak, M.P.-NS August 06 : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
This herb was found growing near Amarkantak, M.P. (July 2016).
I need the expert opinion for its id, I think this belongs to Caryophyllaceae..
Please suggest id..!!


Alternate leaves, racemose inflorescence, 5 stamens indicate some other family. Primulaceae?


Is it Lysimachia obovata…? Thanks for the lead …!!


I think appears close with images at http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Manipur%20Loosestrife.html


Yes …, thanks…!!


References:

Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  Tropicos  IPNI
 GBIF  Europeana  Flora of China  India Biodiversity Portal  Cotswold Garden Flowers  World Spice Plants: Economic Usage, Botany, Taxonomy  Plant illustrations  POWO  GBIF (Lysimachia obovata Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.)  GBIF (Lysimachia leschenaultii Duby)  Flowers of India   JSTOR (Lysimachia obovata Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.- Northern/Northwestern India)

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