Lecanthus pileoides Chien & C. J. Chen, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 21(3): 348–349 1983. ;
China (E. Yunnan, SW. Guizhou) as per POWO;

Pawankhind near Kolhapur, MH :: Small plant for ID :: ARK2021-088: 3 images.
This was clicked at Pawankhind near Kolhapur, MH in August 2021.
Requested to please ID. Is this Elatostema cuneata?

Does not look like E. cuneata !

Looks different as per images at Elatostema cuneatum Wight
Also could not find a match as per comparative images at Elatostema
Also tried a bit with species listed in Flora of Peninsular India as below, but could not reach the id:

Elatostema acuminatum,
Elatostema cuneatum,
Elatostema lineolatum,
Elatostema lineolatum var. falcigera,
Elatostema lineolatum var. linearis,
Elatostema lineolatum var. setosum,
Elatostema sessile,
Elatostema sessile var. cuspidatum,
Elatostema sessile var. pubescens,
Elatostema surculosum,
Elatostema wightii

This is Lecanthus. Might be Lecanthus pileoides Chien et C. J. Chen.

Thank you … as well.
I did not find much images of this species on the net.

We do not have Lecanthus pileoides in India.
Only species reported so far is Lecanthus peduncularis
May I request you to pl. kindly confirm this as Lecanthus peduncularis or otherwise.

Yes, it is not Lecanthus peducularis. I have seen other collection from India that can be identified as Lecanthus pileoides.



Id this plant please : Attachments (3). 4 posts by 3 authors.
Was on tree bark clicked near satara in August 2013

Probably a Lecanthus sp (Urticaceae).

Should be a Lecanthus species.. Urticaceae

Could you identify it ?
It appears to be same as at Pawankhind near Kolhapur, MH :: Small plant for ID :: ARK2021-088 

Both my post and post from Pavan khind Maharashtra is Lecanthus peducularis

It is not Lecanthus peduncularis as per Expert in this area, as per Pawankhind near Kolhapur, MH :: Small plant for ID :: ARK2021-088

Alos looks different from images at L.peduncularis


SK 3142 16 November 2021:
Location: Kalikot, West Nepal
Altitude: 1660m.
Date: 15 August 2021
Habit : Wild
Pilea peploides (Gaudich.) Hook. & Arn. ??
Not sure if all images are from the same sp.

Can be Lecanthus pileoides ? as per feedback herein from …?

Pl. see GBIF – specimen.

Do you think all images are from the same sp. ?

Yes, appears so.




References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  Tropicos  GBIF – specimen  Flora of China

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