Cyanotis villosa

Cyanotis villosa (Spreng.) Schult. & Schult.f., Syst. Veg. 7: 1155 1830. (syn: Cyanotis lanceolata Wight; Tonningia villosa (Spreng.) Kuntze; Tradescantia cyanotidea Hassk.; Tradescantia villosa Spreng.); SW. India, Sri Lanka as per WCSP; . Erect or procumbent herbs; stem terete, villous. Leaves 2-8 x 0.8-2 cm, ovate, sessile, cordate at base, villous above and below; sheath tubular, thickly villous. Cymes terminal and upper axillary, sessile; bracts 1.2 cm long, ovate-lanceolate, villous; bracteoles ovate, […]

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Cyanotis adscendens

Cyanotis adscendens Dalzell, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 4: 343 1852. (Syn: Cyanotis sarmatica Wight; Cyanotis sarmentosa Wight; Cyanotis tuberosa var. adscendens (Dalzell) C.B.Clarke); . Common name: Ascending Dew-Grass . Fwd: and these three flowers pl (3) : these are three flowes i got for identification in emergency… can you help me to identify […]

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Cyanotis vaga ?

Cyanotis vaga ?; .. ID Request – North Bengal Wildflower – 2 : Attachments (2). 8 posts by 4 authors. here is a set of photos of another wildflower – this one is very tiny – for which I would appreciate ID these flowers are of Cyanotis family. Someone from that part of country, can […]

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Cyanotis beddomei ?

Cyanotis beddomei (Hook.f.) Govaerts (Syn: Cyanotis kewensis C.B.Clarke [Illegitimate]; Erythrotis beddomei Hook.f.; Tonningia kewensis (C.B.Clarke) Kuntze) ?; Image by Subhajyoti Roy – Id by Mahadeswara Swamy      ID Please 24052013 SR-1 : Attachments (1).  5 posts by 3 authors. Date- 17.08.2012 Place-Rishop, West Bengal Habitat-Wild. Grass like plant, flowers pinkish in colour, have a similarity with Commelina sp. […]

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Cyanotis pilosa

Cyanotis pilosa Schult. & Schult.f., Syst. Veg. 7: 1154 1830. (Syn: Cyanotis longifolia Wight [Illegitimate]; Cyanotis wightii C.B.Clarke; Tonningia pilosa (Schult. & Schult.f.) Kuntze; Tonningia wightii (C.B.Clarke) Kuntze; Tradescantia pilosa Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.); Images by Mayur Nandikar & Muthu Karthick, (For more photos & complete details, click on the links)        Flora […]

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Cyanotis arachnoidea

Cyanotis arachnoidea C.B.Clarke, Monogr. Phan. 3: 250 1881. (Syn: Cyanotis bodinieri H.Lév. & Vaniot; Cyanotis labordei H.Lév. & Vaniot; Cyanotis pilosa Wight [Illegitimate]; Tonningia arachnodea (C.B.Clarke) Kuntze; Tradescantia incana B.Heyne ex C.B.Clarke; Tradescantia lanata B.Heyne ex C.B.Clarke); . Images by (Badri Narayanan – validation by Mayur Nandikar)   High Wavies flora 19092012 TBN 1a for id: […]

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Cyanotis vaga

Cyanotis vaga (Lour.) Schult. & Schult.f., Syst. Veg. 7: 1153 1830. (Syn: Commelina hirsuta Hochst. ex A.Rich.; Cyanotis abyssinica Hook.f. [Illegitimate]; Cyanotis abyssinica A.Rich.; Cyanotis barbata D.Don; Cyanotis bulbosa H.Lév.; Cyanotis glaberrima Hassk.; Cyanotis hirsuta (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Fisch., C.A.Mey. & Avé-Lall. ex C.B.Clarke [Illegitimate]; Cyanotis mannii C.B.Clarke; Cyanotis nobilis Hassk.; Cyanotis nodiflora C.B.Clarke [Illegitimate]; […]

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Cyanotis thwaitesii

Cyanotis thwaitesii Hassk., Commelin. Ind. 136 1870. (Syn: Cyanotis arachnoidea var. thwaitesii (Hassk.) R.S.Rao & Kammathy; Cyanotis fasciculata var. thwaitesii (Hassk.) C.B.Clarke); . The species is close to Cyanotis fasciculata, C. fasciculata var. rosea and Cyanotis glabrescens but differs in its perennial habit, somewhat rosette leaves and most common thing in this complex cobwebby hairs […]

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Cyanotis tuberosa

Cyanotis tuberosa (Roxb.) Schult. & Schult.f., Syst. Veg. 7: 1153 1830. (Syn: Cyanotis concanensis Hassk.; Cyanotis sahyadrica Blatt.; Cyanotis stocksii Hassk.; Cyanotis thomsonii Hassk.; Tonningia tuberosa (Roxb.) Kuntze; Tradescantia tuberosa Roxb.); . sy-an-NOH-tiss — from Greek kyanos (blue) and ous (ear), referring to color and form of petals … Dave’s Botanary too-ber-OH-suh or tew-ber-OH-suh — […]

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Cyanotis fasciculata

Cyanotis fasciculata (B.Heyne ex Roth) Schult. & Schult.f., Syst. Veg. 7: 1152 1830. (Syn: Cyanotis decumbens Wight; Cyanotis dichrotricha Stocks; Cyanotis eriantha Hassk.; Cyanotis fasciculata var. glabrescens C.B.Clarke; Cyanotis lawiana Wight; Cyanotis rosea Wight; Tillandsia decumbens Forssk.; Tonningia fasciculata (B.Heyne ex Roth) Kuntze; Tradescantia fasciculata B.Heyne ex Roth; Tradescantia rupestris Y.W.Law); . sy-an-NOH-tiss — from […]

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Cyanotis cristata

Cyanotis cristata (L.) D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 46 1825. (syn. Commelina cristata L.; Cyanotis cavaleriei H.Lév. & Vaniot; Cyanotis huegelii Hassk.; Cyanotis imbricata (Roxb.) Kunth; Cyanotis racemosa C.B.Clarke; Ephemerum cristatum (L.) Moench; Siphostigma cristata (L.) Raf.; Tonningia cristata (L.) Kuntze; Tradescantia cristata (L.) L.; Tradescantia imbricata Roxb.; Zygomenes cristata (L.) W.Wight); . Crested Cat Ears, […]

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Cyanotis burmanniana

Cyanotis burmanniana Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. t. 2089 1853. (Syn: Cyanotis papilionacea var. burmanniana (Wight) C.B.Clarke); Image by Mayur Nandikar    Cyanotis burmanniana Wight:  Herewith attaching Cyanotis burmanniana Wt. Collected from Wynad Capture date: 18/08/2011 Flowering Sept to December The species is found in India and Sri Lanka. It is found growing exposed or partially […]

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Cyanotis axillaris

Cyanotis axillaris (L.) D.Don ex Sweet, Hort. Brit. 430 1826. (syn. Amischophacelus axillaris (L.) R.S.Rao & Kammathy; Commelina axillaris L.; Cyanotis axillaris (L.) Schult. f.; Cyanotis disrumpens Hassk.; Tonningia axillaris (L.) Raf.; Tonningia axillaris (L.) Kuntze; Tradescantia axillaris (L.) L.; Zygomenes axillaris (L.) Salisb.); . SABILAU, Creeping Cradle Plant • Hindi: काना Kana • Marathi: […]

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