kindly id this Rubiaceae species found in kuttupatty area (sirumalai) of Natham, which is an off-shoot of Western ghats.


12-09-2010 / 01:00 PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca.500asl; Natham; Dindigul dist; TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 


Plant Habit-

small tree or shrub


5 metre

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

ca.4 X 17cm; glossy

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

thryse; 10cm across

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 

red when ripe; seeds: 2 nos. less pulp in fruits




with two more pics

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Could be one of Coffea?

This is no coffea.

How about Psychotria?

Psychotria dalzellii ??

To me looks different from images at Psychotria dalzellii

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