Exacum sessile

Exacum sessile L., Sp. Pl. 112 1753. (syn: Exacum macrantherum Miq.); SW. India, Sri Lanka as per POWO;   herb from a laterite hillock of Kozhikode district : 11 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) – 2 & 3 mb. Please identify this herb from a laterite hillock of Kozhikode district of Kerala. 3/9/20 Check with […]

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Exacum affine (Cultivated- Thailand)

Exacum affine Balf.f. ex Regel, Gartenflora 32: 34 1883. (syn: Exacum gracilipes I. B. Balf.); Socotra as per Catalogue of Life;     SK918 29 DEC-2017:ID : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) Location: Bangkok, Thailand Date: 22 August 2012 Altitude: 40 ft. Again could not recall the ID!  Appears from Solanaceae.   Exacum affine I. […]

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Exacum teres ?

Exacum teres Wall., Fl. Ind. 1: 414 1820. ?; China (Yunnan), Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sikkim, Assam, Myanmar [Burma] (Bago, Rakhine, Shan) as per Catalogue of Life;     Fwd: [efloraofindia:187608] Plant Id from Bangladesh 060514SM2 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1). Habit: Herb Habitat: Hill slope along the stream Flowering: December Location: […]

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Exacum paucisquamum

Exacum paucisquamum (C.B.Clarke) Klack., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 126: 478 2006. (Syn: Cotylanthera paucisquama C.B.Clarke; Cotylanthera yunnanensis W.W.Sm.); Images by Dinesh Singh Rawat, inserted by Gurcharan Singh (Please click link to see details). Exacum paucisquamum (Gentianaceae) : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) Sharing a species, may new to the efloraindia. Exacum paucisquamum (C.B. Clarke) […]

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Exacum anamallayanum

Exacum anamallayanum Bedd., Icon. Pl. Ind. Or. 1: 33 1870. (Syn: Exacum atropurpureum var. anamallayanum (Bedd.) C.B.Clarke);    Shrubs, stem terete, lenticellate. Leaves opposite, to 5 x 3 cm, broadly ovate, acute, base clasping the stem, coriaceous, margins thickened, 5-ribbed from the base, sessile. Cymes terminal and axillary ; pedicels stout, 1 cm long; calyx […]

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Exacum travancoricum

Exacum travancoricum Bedd., Icon. Pl. Ind. Or. 1: 24 1869. (Syn: Exacum courtallense var. travancorica (Bedd.) C.B.Clarke);    Leaves dense, fleshy, 1-1.5 x 0.6-0.8 cm, elliptic-ovate, obtuse to round at apex, attenuate at base; margins thin; midrib prominent, channeled above; nerves obscure. Pedicels 2-2.5 cm long, stout, winged. Calyx tube c.0.4-0.5 cm long, dorsally winged, […]

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Exacum wightianum

Exacum wightianum Arn., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. II, 11: 176 1839. (Syn: Exacum foliosum Griseb.; Lisianthius zeylanicus Spreng. (Unresolved));   Common name: Wight’s Persian Violet   Shrubs, stem 4-winged. Leaves opposite, 6 x 4 cm, broadly ovate, lanceolate, acuminate, membranous, 5-nerved, sessile. Cymes axillary and terminal; calyx lobes winged, 12 mm, lanceolate, wings to 4 mm […]

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Exacum tetragonum

Exacum tetragonum Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 413 1820. (syn. Canscora justicioides Griff. ex Voigt; Exacum albens Blanco; Exacum bellum Hance; Exacum bicolor Roxb.; Exacum cambodianum Dop; Exacum chironioides Griseb.; Exacum grandiflorum Wall. ex G.Don [Illegitimate]; Exacum horsfieldianum Miq.; Exacum metzianum Hohen. ex C.B.Clarke; Exacum parviflorum Merr.; Exacum perrottetii Griseb.; Exacum stylosum Wall. ex G.Don; Exacum […]

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Exacum pumilum

Exacum pumilum Griseb., Prodr. 9: 46 1845.; EKS-uh-kum — Latinized form of exacon, the Gallic name for centaurium POO-mil-um — small, dwarf … Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: little Persian violet • Marathi: जांभळी चिरायत jambhli chirayat Endemic to: Western Ghats (of India) As per efi thread : Calyx winged : E. pumilum Calyx not […]

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Exacum petiolare

Exacum petiolare Griseb., Prodr. 9: 46 1845. (Syn: Exacum pedunculatum var. petiolare (Griseb.) Trimen); As per efi thread: Calyx lobes with broad dorsal wings that are prominently nerved, leaves 5 nerved suggests that this could be Exacum petiolare. Leaves are petioled according to the key provided by Gamble.    Gentianaceae Week: RVS3: Exacum petiolare: Is this Exacum petiolare? […]

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Exacum pedunculatum

Exacum pedunculatum L., Sp. Pl. 112 1753. (Syn: Exacum carinatum Roxb.; Exacum pedunculare Arn.; Exacum punctatum L.f.; Exacum rivulare Edgew. [Invalid]; Exacum stellatum Buch.-Ham. ex Wall. [Invalid]; Exacum sulcatum Roxb.; Sebaea carinata (Roxb.) Spreng.; Sebaea sulcatum (Roxb.) Spreng.);  EKS-uh-kum — Latinized form of exacon, the Gallic name for Centauriumped-un-kew-LAH-tum — with a flower stalk … […]

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Exacum lawii

Exacum lawii C.B.Clarke, Fl. Brit. India 4: 98 1883. (Syn: Exacum sessile C.B.Clarke) ;   Law’s Persian Violet • Malayalam: Manali • Marathi: लहान चिरायत Lahan chirayat • Tamil: Marukozhunthu;   As per efi thread : Calyx winged : E. pumilum Calyx not winged : E. lawii         at kas– Sept’09; at Thoseghar near […]

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