Osbeckia aspera var. travancorica (Bedd. ex Gamble) C. Hansen (Syn: Osbeckia travancorica Bedd. ex Gamble);
Western Ghats, Evergreen Forests, Endemic to Southern Western Ghats as per Encyclopedia of Life;
ANDEC09 Osbeckia sp. for identification : 6 posts by 4 authors.
Plant roughly 3 feet tall when flowering.
Growing on rocky slopes.
Osbeckia stellata Buch. – Ham. ex Ker-Gawl.
yes very thorough and nicely done
Melastomaceae : Attachments (1)- 5 MB. 5 posts by 5 authors.
Melastoma malabathricum : 11 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (3)
Growing commonly in Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, and around Thattekkad, near Kothamangalam, Kerala
First week of October 2018
For me the ID seems to be correct.
Seems correct ID.
To me looks different from images at Melastoma malabathricum
Thanks I think you are right …
Thanks, I’ll check them out.
Osbeckia travancorica Bedd. ex Gamble