Tutti frutti | IDreq20JanAR01 from Mudigere:

Kind request to ID this fruiting plant from the forest fringes near Mudigere, Chikmagalur district.


14 Dec 2012 12.17PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Mudigere, Chikmagalur dist, Karnataka
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-Wild,
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-

forest fringe, shrub(?),

Height/Length-approx – 15cms approx
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Shape – elliptic, whorl, 3cms
Inflorescence Type/ Size-
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 1.5cms-2.5cms, approx.

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.-

I have no idea about the sp. but pictures are very beautiful. 

I am not sure what it is, but just remembered, once … had shared some what similar photographs of the fruits of some clerodendrum sp.

That looks like a pentalocular ovary with single ovule in each

How about Ochna obtusata???

I second … It may be some species of Ochna

Any chance of Campylospermum serratum (Gaertn.) Bittrich & M.C.E.Amaral ??

Looks different from images at Gomphia serrata

I checked all species listed under Ochnaceae in FoPI, but it looks different.

Fruits of Munronia pinnata

not Ochna, ochna is shrub/ tree not a small herb

Completely different family ! what a confusion.

Munoronia is ok but the species look different, for the leaves are simple here

Most probably it is Turraea pubescence or villosa, as they have simple leaves, reported from W.ghats, not Munronia

fruit looks like that of Munronia, but the leaf is different, for munronia pinnata belongs to Meliaceae, the leaf is pinnate, but here it looks as simple leaf

But I am not able to relate these small pubescent clustered leaves with either Munronia pinnata or Turraea villosa

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