ANJAN39/39 Please identify this plant : 10 posts by 6 authors. Attachments (6)
Date: 9th January 2015
Place: Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala
Habit: Straggling shrub
Strychnos sp., perhaps.
Is it thorny. Doesn’t it look like Carissa? Just a guess
Thank you … It was not thorny and there was no milky exudate when I pulled the leaf away from the plant.
Strychnos species so far in efi
Strychnos wallichiana Steud. ex A. DC.(= Strychnos cinnamomifolia Thwaites), reported in flora of Calicut.
Check for the bitterness of the leaf…….
Looks like Strychnos colubrina
But does not matches with illustrations & images at
There is more confusion. Pl. see Submission of Strychnos colubrina L.,
It is Strychnos only; the pod, the leaf, venation confirms it as Strychnos only;
Thanks, … But we are unable to find the id.
See the image.
Leaves matching with S. Potatorum, see the image