Micrargeria wightii Benth., Prodr. 10: 509 1846.;
India, Myanmar [Burma] (Yangon) as per Catalogue of Life;
Erect branched herbs, black when dry. Leaves opposite, upper sometimes alternate, pinnatisect, 3.5 cm long, puberulus. Flowers in spikes or racemes, terminal or on the upper axils; calyx tube 1.5 cm, campanulate, lobes spreading above, 5 mm; stamens didynamous; filaments 1-2 mm; anthers attached by their tips, 1.5 mm, obtuse; ovary 1 mm, globose, style 3 mm, stigma clavate. Capsule 3 mm across, loculicidal.
Flowering and fruiting: December-February
Dry rocky areas
Southern Western Ghats
(Attribution- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal);
AK Sept 2016 Sopubia sp. for Id : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)
Location: Boppalapuram, Hosur, Tamil Nadu
Date taken : 3 Sept 2016
Thanks, … Pl. check with comparative images at Sopubia
This though it appears to be close to Sopubia trifida Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don, but is also different in many aspects from the existing images herein. Is it a variation ?
I could find similar images identified as Sopubia trifida Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don at link
Other members are requested to give their views.
Kindly examine and identify this plant
Habitat: wild, Scrub forest
Sighting: Near Tumkur, Karnataka, about 800 msl
Sopubia trifida Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don [Orobanchaceae / ex-Scrophulariaceae].
It is Micrargeria wightii of Orobanchaceae; I collected the same and got identified by BSI
Yes it matches. Thanks again …
This is very interesting. Thank you, …
I also took this as Sopubia, thanks … for providing right identification…
Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 IPNI