Shrubs, up to 1.25 m tall; stems glabrous. Leaves simple, opposite decussate; stipules ca. 0.5 cm, 2-fid, cuspidate, ciliate; petioles ca. 0.5-2.2 cm long, slender; lamina ca. 5-16 x 1.5-5 cm, elliptic-lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, narrowed at base, acuminate at apex, entire, dark-green above; secondary nerves 10-12 pairs, arcuate. Inflorescences terminal or pseudoaxillary, cymose, sessile to pedunculate, puberulent to densely hirtellous with pubescence sometimes in lines; peduncle to 6.5 cm; branched portion corymbiform, ca. 2.5-4.5 × 4-6 cm, with 1 or 2 pairs of developed secondary axes; bracts ligulate, lanceolate, or narrowly triangular, ca. 0.5-3 mm, sometimes 2-lobed, those subtending flowers ca. 1.5-3 mm; pedicels to 1.5 mm; Flowers subsessile to pedicellate in dichasial cymules of 3-11; calyx glabrous to puberulent; hypanthium portion obconic, 0.8-1.2 mm; limb 0.8-1.2 mm, lobed for 1/4-1/2; lobes triangular to broadly triangular; corolla white to pale green, tubular to tubular-funnelform, outside glabrous; tube 3.5-4 mm, densely villous in throat; lobes triangular, ca. 2.5 mm, thickened at apex. Fruits ca. 1 cm in diam., with juicy reddish pulp, subglobose; pyrenes with 4-dorsal ridges.
(Attributions- French Institute of Pondicherry as per India Biodiversity Portal)
MS Nov., 2020/04 Psychotria symplocifolia ? for Id/confimation : 3 images + 1 image.
Location : Dampui forest
MS,Nov.,2021/0619 Tree for id.:
Location : Dampui-ngaw, Mizoram
Date : 03-05-2016
Habit : Tree
Habitat : Wild
This was already identified as Psychotria erratica Hook.f.
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