Pellionia heyneana Wedd., Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 9(1–2): 287, 332, pl. 5 1856-1857. (syn: Elatostema heyneanum (Wedd.) H. Hall.; Procris heyneana Wall.);
China (N-Guangxi, Yunnan), Cambodia, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand as per Catalogue of Life;
ID KANNUR 0502 : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1) – 6 Mb.
Please identify this herb with weak and fleshy stem, slightly creeping, with rooted basal nodes, collected from Kannur, Kerala, on 5th May, 2018
Just wild guess!
Elatostema related sp. ??
Procris pedunculata (J. R. & G. Forst.) Wedd, H.Schröter ??
Thanks, …, for genus id.
I think close to Pellionia heyneana as per
ANNOV26/26 Please identify this shrub : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Date: 13th September 2015
Place: Thattekad Bird Sancturary, Kerala
Habit: Small Shrub
Habitat: Disturbed wet deciduous/semi-evergreen forest
Elatostema species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available on net)
Thank you sir, but the inflorescence type doesn’t seem to match.
On checking all the types listed in Flora of peninsular India (3.9.19), only option left is Elatostema wightii
I could not find any details and images etc. on net except for little description in Kerala Plants
Pl. give your feedback, if any.
Ok, I will check.
Sorry for the mistake.
NE stands for Not evaluated and not Near Extinct.
Did you check the genus Pellionia?
Pl see this link for the type image of Elatostema wightii
and there is fairly a good description available in Flora of British India and it is the protologue of this species. But the photographs attached with your mail is not an Elatostema, it is Pellionia heyneana
See below the protologue of of E.wightii appeared in FBI.