Procumbent herbs, rooting at lower nodes; stems glabrous. Leaves ovate, acuminate, sparsely villous; nerves 7-9 pairs; petiole 3 cm long, hairy. Cymes 3-5 cm across, terminal; branches glabrous, slender. Flowers 5-6 mm long, blue or pink, subsessile; calyx lobes ovate, ciliate; corolla tube slender, shortly villous inside, lobes ovate, villous.
Flowering and fruiting: October-November
(Attribution- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi as per India Biodiversity Portal)
ID of Neanotis p. : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)- 1, 1, & 2 mb.
Pl. check comparative images at
I have already checked. Not matching with any of the available species.
Neanotis calycina (Wall. ex Hook.f.) W.H.Lewis. ??
Plant for ID from Chikmagalur-GS130120
Please help with ID, photographed from Baba Budangiri hill, just below peak, Chikmagalur, 26-9-2015.
Hedyotis sp. is suggested by … on Facebook Indian Flora, H. pupurascens seems closest.
Subsequently identified as Neanotis decipiens.
Looks like some Neanotis sp. (Rubiaceae Family).
Efi page available at
in the link you gave … … said ultimate clincher is foetid smell of the roots. it was a case of …
so … do you have such olfactory data?
Between Neanotis decipiens (Hook.f.) W.H.Lewis and Neanotis indica (DC.) W.H.Lewis ??
Yes, you are right as it appears close to images and details at Neanotis decipiens
ID please.. for better view please zoom.
is it of the family Rubiaceae?…..
It is knoxia mollis
I think looks different from images at Neanotis tubulosa
It appears close to images and details at Neanotis decipiens