Scleromitrion pinifolium (Wall. ex G.Don) R.J.Wang, J. Trop. Subtrop. Bot. 22: 440 (2014) (syn: Hedyotis pinifolia Wall. ex G.Don; Hedyotis pinifolia var. horridula (Pit.) N.N.Tran; Hedyotis pinifolia var. macrocalyx (Pit.) N.N.Tran; Oldenlandia horridula Pierre ex Pit.; Oldenlandia macrocalyx Pierre ex Pit.; Oldenlandia pinifolia (Wall. ex G.Don) Kuntze; Oldenlandia pinifolia var. horridula Pit.; Oldenlandia pinifolia var. macrocalyx Pit.; Scleromitrion caespitosum Miq.);
Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia: Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Northern Territory, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;

Oldenlandia/ Borreria SN 910121: 2 images.
Wild herb from Orissa Sal forest.

Oldenlandia pinifolia

Spermacoce pusilla Wall. (= Borreria pusilla (Wall.) DC.)

I agree with …

Oh my god, No way …, it’s not Spermacoce pusilla,
It’s Oldenlandia only because Spermacoce pusilla have much flowered sessile clusters at axillary and terminal,
In this, there is clear pedicellated 1 or 2 flowers at node,

OK … ! I thought it has got no distribution in Orissa !



References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of China  FOC illustration  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  India Biodiversity Portal
Oldenlandia pinifolia (Wall. ex G.Don) Kuntze (Rubiaceae), a new addition to the flora of Australia: J.O.Westaway (2017)- Austrobaileya 10(1): 93–101.

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