Psychotria calocarpa Kurz, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 41(2): 315 1872. (syn: Psychotria asiatica Wall.; Psychotria picta Wall.; Psychotria viridiflora Reinw. ex Kurz; Psychotria viridiflora var. undulata Kurz; Uragoga picta Kuntze);
India to China (Yunnan) and Malaya: Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;

Undershrubs, up to 1 m tall; stems striate. Leaves simple, opposite decussate; stipules ca. 2 x 0.3 cm, foliaceous, linear-lanceolate; petioles ca. 1.5-4 cm long, shallow-grooved; lamina ca. 10-25 x 4-17 cm, ovate-lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate, narrowed at base, acuminate at apex, obscurely crenate at margin; secondary nerves 10-15 pairs. Inflorescences in axillary or terminal ca. 4-6 cm long umbellate cymes; Flowers pale yellow; peduncles ca. 2-3 cm long, slender puberulous; bracts subulate, ca. 0.3 cm; pedicels ca. 0.5 cm long; calyx-lobes linear-lanceolate, ca. 2 x 0.5 mm, ciliate; corolla-tube very short; throat villous within. Fruits ca. 1 x 0.8 cm, ellipsoid with persistent calyx-teeth, orange-yellow.

Underneath primary forests, bamboo-forest; 400 m.
India: West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal
(Attributions- French Institute of Pondicherry as per India Biodiversity Portal)

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MS Ma16/07 Psychotra sp. for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Place : Dampui, Mizoram
Date : 02-03-2016
Habit : shrub
Habitat : Wild


Psychotria species so far in efi


Psychotria calocarpa Kurz ??


Thanks, …, for the id.
Yes, appears close as per GBIF– specimen and

 

 


MS April,2016/12 Psychotria sp. ? for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Location : Dampui, Mizoram
Date : 02-03-2016
Habit : shrub
Habitat : Wild


What are the species found in your area ?


Psychotria calocarpa, P.erratica, P.fulva, p.montana, P.silhetensis, P.symplocifolia P.thomsonii are recorded in Mizoram.


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