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);
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India to China (Yunnan) and Malaya: Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;
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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

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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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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  IPNI  GBIF– specimen  (High resolution specimens) High resolution specimen  Flora of China  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  India Biodiversity Portal  Bhutan Biodiversity Portal
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