Argostemma quarantena Anoop Puthuparampil Balan, Robi A. J., Nanu Sasidharan, Webbia Journal of Plant taxonomy and Geography, Vol. 76 No. 1 (2021);
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Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671
Flower date: 20.08.2021, 03.25pm
Habitat: wild, moisture, rocky wall in stream, filtered sunlight
Plant habit: erect, slender weak fleshy stem 2.5mm diameter, hairy, annual
Leaves: opposite, ovate, oblong, apex, hairy, size:9×4cm
Flower: racemose, 4 petals, diameter:09mm, white, non fragrant
Camera: mobile Samsung Galaxy A21s
Please check Argostemma found in Kerala ! Looks different from A. quarantena.
Yes, it is A. quarantena, no difference. Thank you very much for ID my plant,
This is the latest find if ID is correct !
Yes, it is correct, thank you for the information. The plant shown in the daily was from Vagamon, a high altitude place, only 45km from here.
From the image it looks A.quarantena
It’s definitely not A. quarantena. Need full sized images (showing leaves) to say anything about its identification.
Argostemma quarantena (Rubiaceae, Ruboideae), a new species from southern Western Ghats, India– Anoop Puthuparampil Balan, Robi A. J., Nanu Sasidharan, Webbia Journal of Plant taxonomy and Geography, Vol. 76 No. 1 (2021);