Malva × clementii (Introduced- USA)

Malva x clementii (Cheek) Stace, Watsonia 27: 369 2009. (syn: Lavatera × clementii Cheek); . Spontaneous hybrid between introduced taxa originating in Europe: Introduced into: Great Britain, Ireland as per POWO; . Malva x clementii ‘Rosea’ from California-GS08042021-1: 3 images. Malva x clementii (Cheek) Stace ‘Rosea’ Syn: Lavatera x clementii Cheek ‘Rosea’ Photographed from Fremont, California, 14-7-2019     […]

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Piper khasianum

Piper khasianum C. DC., Prodr. 16(1): 349 1869. (syn: Piper curtistipes C. DC.; Piper mannii C. DC.); . Central & E. Himalaya to Peninsula Malaysia: Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Vietnam as per POWO; . Similar to P.suipigua but leaves membranous, lanceolate or narrowly ovate, 6-10 x 2-4cm, long-acuminate, base cuneate, 3-veined at base, with […]

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Pittosporum podocarpum

Pittosporum podocarpum Gagnep., Notul. Syst. (Paris) 8: 211 (1939) (syn: Pittosporum glabratum var. angustifolium E. Pritz.; Pittosporum glabratum var. ciliicalyx Franch.; Pittosporum monanthum C. Y. Wu); . E. Himalaya to S. Central China and Vietnam: Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Vietnam as per POWO; . China (Fujian, Gansu, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Shaanxi, Sichuan, SE-Yunnan), Tibet, Myanmar [Burma], N-Vietnam, Sikkim, […]

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Neolitsea gamblei

Neolitsea gamblei Chakrab. & Diwakar, J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 33: 345 (2009); . India (Andhra Pradesh) as per POWO; . id confirmation of this Neolitsea required: 3 images. It is imaged in Chittoor -Kadapa borders; is it Neolitsea gambleii or N.foliolosa, confirmation is solicited. Neolitsea gamblei     . References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  GBIF  India Biodiversity […]

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Solanum species- Cooch Behar, West Bengal (?)

IDENTITY – 45: 2 images. Attaching two images of a small plant. Can it be Solanum xanthocarpum ? Solanum viarum Pl. post image of the complete plant. With these images, it looks different from both Solanum virginianum and Solanum viarum Ok, I will check.

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Albizia chinensis ?

Albizia chinensis ?; . Albizia sp. : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3) Pl.help me to identify Albizia sp. At Phansad WLS , Maharashtra Likely to be Albizia chinensis The photo of the leaf is rupturing when enlarged, thereby the essential features are not available. We have to see whether the midvein of leaflets […]

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Angelica sylvestris (Introduced- Canada)

Angelica sylvestris L.,  Sp. Pl. 251 1753. (syn: Angelica alpina Krock. ex Steud.; Angelica brachyradia Freyn; Angelica ebulifolia Lapeyr.; Angelica elata Velen.; Angelica elatior (Wahlenb.) Dalla Torre; Angelica flavescens Hoffm.; Angelica globifera Freyn; Angelica illyrica K.Malý; Angelica macrophylla Schur; Angelica major Lag.; Angelica minor Gilib.; Angelica montana Brot.; Angelica nemorosa Ten.; Angelica pratensis J.Presl & C.Presl; Angelica razulii All.; Angelica reuteri Boiss.; Angelica ruthenica Schott ex Ledeb.; Angelica sylvestris subsp. bernardiae Reduron; Angelica villosa Lag.; Angelophyllum […]

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Pancratium species- Kinhi, Parner, A.Nagar (MS)

For id 090718 VB2 : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3) Date:- 27-06-2018 Place:- Kinhi, Parner, A.Nagar (MS) Habitat:-Wild Liliaceae sp. ?? Pl. check at /species/a—l/ar/asparagaceae Pl. check at /species/a—l/a/amaryllidaceae Most likely to be some Crinum species as per images herein. This is Pancratium and most probably P. verecundum. Thank you for email the plans shown in the above […]

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Khaya senegalensis ?

Khaya senegalensis ?; . ID Request : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) – 2 MB. Date/Time- 16-Sep-2018 Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Alipur Zoo, Kolkata Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type – Urban Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Tall Tree Height/Length- 40 Feet Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Paripinnate leaflets oppositely arranged, leathery Inflorescence Type/ […]

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Efloraofindia website updated up to 28th Feb.’21

Efloraofindia website updated up to 28th Feb.’21 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 3,77,090 messages so far & membership currently around 3245 nos. efloraofindia (eFI in short) website is one of the biggest non-commercial site, […]

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Efloraofindia website updated up to 31st March’21

Efloraofindia website updated up to 31st March’21 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 3,81,349 messages so far & membership currently around 3250 nos. efloraofindia (eFI in short) website is one of the biggest non-commercial site, […]

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Glebionis coronaria ?

Glebionis coronaria ?; . Banglore-Ooty November 2013 :: Matricaria (?) for validation :: ARK2021-032: 3 images. Requesting to please ID this plant captured growing by the roadside in Ooty in November 2013. Argyranthemum frutescens subsp. frutescens Also check Glebionis coronaria Both are listed in Flora of Peninsular India: http://flora-peninsula-indica.ces.iisc.ac.in/herbsheet.php?id=1388&cat=7 http://flora-peninsula-indica.ces.iisc.ac.in/herbsheet.php?id=1461&cat=7

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Liparis resupinata

Liparis resupinata Ridl., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 22: 290 1886. (syn: Leptorchis resupinata (Ridl.) Kuntze; Leptorkis resupinata (Ridl.) Kuntze; Leptorkis ridleyi (Hook.f.) Kuntze; Liparis resupinata var. ridleyi King & Pantl.; Liparis ridleyi Hook.f.; Platystyliparis resupinata (Ridl.) Marg.; Platystyliparis resupinata var. ridleyi (Hook.f.) Marg.); . S. India, Nepal to China (W. & SE. Yunnan): Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya as per POWO; . Ridley in Journ. […]

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Hibiscus species/ hybrid- Bangalore

Hibiscus for ID-GS24032021-1: 3 images. Please help with the ID of this Hibiscus species, cultivated small shrub with almost rounded leaves with entire margin, flowers with short staminal column.  Photographed from HSR Layout area, Bangalore, 16-9-2015. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis  ? leaves are different, staminal tube shorter and most important leaves are almost entire, epicalyx fewer. For […]

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Debregeasia species ?- Nagla forest, SGNP, Mumbai

Plant for ID :: ¿ Debregeasia ? :: Nagla forest :: March 14, 2021: 9 images. Nagla forest  … part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park Date: March 14, 2021 … Altitude: sea level to about 600 ft asl ¿ Debregeasia ? sp. Dear friends, This herbaceous plant was about 1.5 m tall; it seemed to be a solo plant found […]

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Vascular Flora of Punjab and Chandigarh

Vascular Flora of Punjab and Chandigarh Dear colleagues, we are pleased to inform you about our new publication which is being released: Vascular Flora of Punjab and Chandigarh Authored by Dr. Mangaleshwar Sharma. Volume I (Dicotyledonae – Polypetalae): Year: 2021, Pages: xiv, 734, ISBN: 978-81-946147-3-9, Binding: Hard Bound, Size: Royal 8vo, weight 1400 grams, Price Rs 3450.00 Volume II (Dicotyledonae – Gamopetalae […]

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Clinopodium capitellatum

Clinopodium capitellatum (Benth.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 515 1891. (syn: Marrubium malcolmianum Dalzell; Micromeria capitellata Benth.; Micromeria malcolmiana Benth. ex Hook.f.; Satureja capitellata (Benth.) Briq.); . W. Himalaya to S. India as per POWO; Benth, in DC. Prodr. v. 12 (1848) p. 218. A highly aromatic herb 1-2 ft. high with woody rootstock ; stems slender, […]

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Acilepis aspera

Acilepis aspera (Buch.-Ham.) H. Robinson, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 112: 226 (1999) (syn: Cacalia pyramidale (D. Don) Kuntze; Conyza aspera Wall. ex Steud.; Conyza platylepis Spreng. ex DC.; Eupatorium asperum Roxb.; Eupatorium pyramidale D. Don; Onopordon carthamoides Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Vernonia aspera (Roxb.) Buch.-Ham.; Vernonia pyramidale (D. Don) S. N. Mitra; Vernonia roxburghii Less.; Vernonia thorelii […]

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Hippeastrum species- Sawantwadi, South Konkan, Maharashtra

Flower for Id -ID25032021SH1: 3 images. Flower for Id pl. Location – Sawantwadi ( South Konkan,Maharashtra ) Date – March 2021 Liliaceae ?? This is Hippeastrum vittatum Was it cultivated or escaped from cultivation or wild ? Hippeastrum found in India are cultivated only and not found in the wild. There are many cultivated species […]

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