Strobilanthes clarkei J.R.I. Wood, Edinburgh J. Bot. 51: 236 1994.;
NE-India (Manipur, Nagaland) as per Catalogue of Life;


 

MS Sept,2018/22 Strobilanthes sp. for ID : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)

Location : Reiek-tlang, Mizoram

Date : 26-09-2018
Habit : Shrub
Habitat : Wild

Strobilanthes pentstemonoides  ??? 


Same Strobilanthes sp. to help id. Attachments (1)- 1 MB. 


I think this is Strobilanthes discolor (Nees) T. Anderson.

Taking it as Strobilanthes clarkei for the time being, in view of discussions in another thread.


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MS Oct,2018/13 Strobilanthes sp. for ID : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)

Location : Ailawng, Mizoram

Date : 24-10-2018
Habit : Undershrub
Habitat : Wild

Strobilanthes clarkei ??


To me also appears close as per first glance at 

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I think this is Strobilanthes discolor (Nees) T. Anderson although I can’t clearly see the mature leaves.


Taking it as Strobilanthes clarkei for the time being, in view of discussions in another thread.


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MS Dec,2016/13 Strobilanthes sp. for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Location : Sairep, Mizoram
Date :30-11-2016
Habit : Shrub
Habitat : Wild


I think this is Strobilanthes clarkei J.R.I. Wood although I now have some doubts about whether it is distinct from Strobilanthes discolor (Nees) T. Anderson


To me these images appear similar to other images at Strobilanthes discolor

Kindly confirm.

It isn’t always easy to compare images. For Strobilanthes discolor I am looking for a strongly anisophyllous plant with one leaf much smaller in each pair, typically discolorous and slightly oblique. The inflorescence should be well-branched with capitellate flowers, caducous bracteoles and a glabrous, somewhat bent blue corolla. The calyx is small, glabrous when young but somewhat accrescent and later glandular. The only very similar species (I.e with the glabrous corolla and this kind of inflorescence) is S. clarkei, which I am not certain is truly distinct but this has a paniculate inflorescence and an eglandular calyx at maturity. Both the images sent seem to fit S. discolor but I suppose a third (new) species could be involved but this is not obvious from the photos I have seen.


Taking it as Strobilanthes clarkei for the time being, in view of discussions in another thread.


 

 

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MS Nov,2018/05 Strobilanthes sp. for ID : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Location : Ailawng – Reiek Road, Mizoram

Date : 10-11-2018
Habit : Undershrub
Habit : Wild


Pl. also check comparative images at Strobilanthes 


Any better images?

Looks like Strobilanthes clarkei or S. discolor but I need to see how the inflorescence branches – probably easiest to see from a dried/pressed specimen as the leaves conceal the branching in a fresh specimen.

 

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MS Dec, 2019/02 Strobilanthes sp. for Id. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Location : Phulpui, Mizoram

Date : 21-12-2019 
Habit : Undershrub
Habitat : Wild


Not completely sure but I think this is probably Strobilanthes clarkei J.R.I. Wood 


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