Buddleja indica Lam., Encycl. 1: 513 1785. (syn: Buddleja diversifolia Vahl; Buddleja loniceroides (Mold.) Mold.; Buddleja nepalensis Colla; Buddleja rondeletiaeflora Benth.; Clerodendrum loniceroides Mold.; Nicodemia diversifolia (Vahl) Ten.; Nicodemia diversifolia var. lucida Scott Elliott; Nicodemia grandifolia S. Elliot; Nicodemia hermanniana Cordem.; Nicodemia isleana Cordem.; Nicodemia rondeletiaeflora (Benth.) Benth.; Nicodemia rufescens Soler.);   

Common name: Indoor Oak

Comores (Mayotte, etc.), Madagascar, Trinidad & Tobago (introduced) as per Catalogue of Life;


Buddleja indica is an evergreen shrub native to Madagascar, the Comoro Islands, and the Mascarene Islands, where it grows from the coast into the mountains up to elevations of 2000 m in either scrub or clearings. B. indica was named and described by Lamarck in 1785.[1]

B. indica grows to < 4 m in height in the wild, its branches climbing or trailing. The leaves are opposite, smooth, and dark green, ranging from 2 – 5 cm long by 2 – 5 cm wide, occasionally with petioles < 3 – 10 mm long. The leaf shape, as implied by the synonym, is extremely variable, from orbicular to oak-like. The small clusters of sparse and insignificant greenish yellow to yellow or white flowers are borne in the axils of the leaves at the end of the shoots. [1]
(from Wikipedia on 25.10.17)




Buddleia indica Lam. from Patiala-NS October 2017 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5) 
I hope identification is right as Buddleia indica // Nicodemia diversifolia… please suggest, if otherwise..

Pics recorded from Botanical Garden of Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab 


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These are excellent photos. The same plant was captured by me from Botanical Garden of Punjab University, Lahore Punjab, Pakistan *:) happy which you identified. Thank you


 

 

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Plant Id LDH -10-01 4 posts by 3 authors.
please help me identify this shrub


This can be Buddleia madagascariens, if cultivated..


It appears close to images at Buddleja indica Lam.


I guess … has correctly identified.


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