Discospermum apiocarpum

Discospermum apiocarpum Dalzell ex Hook.f., Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 257 (1850) (syn: Diplospora apiocarpa (Dalzell ex Hook.f.) Hook.f.; Tricalysia apiocarpa (Dalzell ex Hook.f.) Gamble); . Endemic to India: Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu as per BSI Flora of India Checklist; . Habit: Trees up to 15 m tall. Trunk\bark: Trunk fluted; bark pale grey, prominently fissured. Branchlets: Young branchlets […]

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Leptomischus

BSI Flora of India Checklist (Distribution): Name Distribution Leptomischus flaviflorus Arunachal Pradesh Leptomischus modestus Assam (syn. of Ophiorrhiza modesta (Hook.f.) Razafim. & Rydin as per POWO) Leptomischus primuloides Arunachal Pradesh Leptomischus wallichii Assam, Meghalaya . Some species found in India with description & keys from Flora of China (Distribution): Leptomischus primuloides Drake (Forests; [ca. 200 […]

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Meconopsis pinnatifolia

Meconopsis pinnatifolia C. Y. Wu & X. Zhuang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(4): 114 (1979) (syn: Papaver pinnatifolium (C.Y.Wu & H.Chuang) Christenh. & Byng); . S. Tibet to W. & N. Central Nepal as per POWO; . SK 3591 29 July 2022:  2 very high res. images. Location: Manang, Nepal Altitude:  4000m. Habit : Wild  Meconopsis simplicifolia (D.Don) Walp. ?? It […]

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Khasiaclunea

BSI Flora of India Checklist Vol. 2 (Distribution): Khasiaclunea oligocephala (Havil.) Ridsdale (Arunachal Pradesh)  

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Hypobathrum

BSI Flora of India Checklist Vol. 2 (Distribution): Hypobathrum racemosum (Roxb.) Kurz (Andaman & Nicobar Islands, West Bengal)  

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Hydnophytum

Hydnophytum formicarum Jack (Indo-China to New Guinea (Waigeo Island): Andaman Is., Borneo, Cambodia, Jawa, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO)   . BSI Flora of India Checklist Vol. 2 (Distribution): Hydnophytum andamanense Becc. (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) (syn. of Hydnophytum formicarum Jack as per POWO) Hydnophytum formicarium Jack (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) […]

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Hexasepalum

BSI Flora of India Checklist Vol. 2 (Distribution): Hexasepalum sarmentosum (Sw.) Delprete & J.H. Kirkbr. (Arunachal Pradesh ( ?)) Hexasepalum teres (Walter) J.H. Kirkbr. (Cultivated species)  

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Greenea

  BSI Flora of India Checklist Vol. 2 (Distribution): Greenea corymbosa (Jack) Voigt (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) Greenea secunda (Griff.) Craib (Andaman & Nicobar Islands)  

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Efloraofindia website updated up to 31st July’22

Efloraofindia website updated up to 31st July’22: more than 14,000 species: It’s heartening to reiterate that Efloraofindia is the largest google e-group/ forum in the world in this field & the largest nature related e-group (and the most constructive) in India with around 4,29,600 messages so far & membership currently around 3350 nos. efloraofindia (eFI in short) website is one of […]

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Phragmites australis ?

Grass for id from Ladakh: 13 images- 10 high res. Taken in the sand dune area in Syok valley of Nubra, Ladakh on 16.6.22. Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud. ?? Yes, it is P. australis.  

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Rubus species- Uttarakhand

related to distribution of Rubus idaeus: 2 high res. images. I hope you all are doing well, please let me know about the distribution ofRubus idaeus, as per POWO, COL, and FBI it is not reported from India. But IBP and some Research papers show its distribution in India. I’m attaching images also for further species […]

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Thrixspermum formosanum

Thrixspermum formosanum (Hayata) Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 4: 273 (1919) (syn: Dendrocolla pricei Rolfe; Pteroceras pricei (Rolfe) Aver.; Sarcochilus formosanus Hayata; Thrixspermum pricei (Rolfe) Schltr.; Thrixspermum sasaoi Masam.); . N. Vietnam, Central & S. Taiwan as per POWO; . Requesting I’d confirmation of Thrixspermum formosanum (Orchidaceae): 1 very high res. image. The flower of this specimen resambles T. […]

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Fergusonia

BSI Flora of India Checklist (Distribution): Fergusonia zeylanica Hook.f. (Kerala, Tamil Nadu) . Flora of Peninsular India: Fergusonia tetracocca (syn. of Fergusonia zeylanica Hook.f. as per POWO) Fergusonia zeylanica     

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Dioecrescis

BSI Flora of India Checklist (Distribution): Dioecrescis erythroclada (Kurz) Tirveng. (Manipur)  

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Coptophyllum

BSI Flora of India Checklist (Distribution): Coptophyllum nicobaricum (N.P. Balakr.) D.B. Deb & Rout (Andaman & Nicobar Islands)  

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Coelospermum

BSI Flora of India Checklist (Distribution): Coelospermum scandens Blume (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) (syn. of Coelospermum truncatum (Wall.) Baill. ex K.Schum. as per POWO)  

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Clarkella

BSI Flora of India Checklist (Distribution): Clarkella nana (Edgew.) Hook.f. (Uttarakhand) . Species with description in Flora of China (Distribution): Clarkella nana (Edgeworth) J. D. Hooker (On wet rocks, usually limestone; ca. 1400 m. Guangdong (Liannan), N Guangxi (Nandan), C Guizhou, N Yunnan [N India, N Myanmar, Thailand])  

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Poa species- Hunder, in Nubra, Ladakh

Grass for id- Hunder, in Nubra, Ladakh: 12 images- 8 high res. In the wild area of a hotel, in Hunder, in Nubra, Ladakh, on 16.6.22. Sorry for the poor quality of images. Agrostis gigantea Roth ?? Its Poa sp. Kindly give the following details: 1. Length of ligule 2.Shape of ligule 3. Length of anthers […]

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Begonia cordifolia

Begonia cordifolia (Wight) Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl.: 129 (1859) (syn: Begonia incarnata Pav. ex A.DC.; Diploclinium cordifolium Wight); . S. India, Sri Lanka as per POWO; . Perennial acaulescent herbs; rhizomes subterranean, horizontal. Leaves 6-20 x 4-23 cm, ovate or rotundate, deeply cordate at base, acute to obtuse or emarginate at apex, crenate-dentate at margins, sparsely pilose and […]

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Regarding Sundar Nursery

Regarding a query: I have a question regarding Sundar Nursery , New Delhi If anyone knows where is timber section located inside the nursery. i have visited there but unable to find it as in FOI website and other books like Trees of Delhi they have mentioned many trees name in that particular area. so if […]

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