Osbeckia capitata

Osbeckia capitata Benth. ex Naudin, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 14: 68 1850.  (syn: Osbeckia capitata Benth. ex Wall. (ambiguous synonym); Osbeckia glauca Wall. ex Naud.);   China (Yunnan), Bhutan, India as per Catalogue of Life;   Addition of Osbeckia capitata to efloraofindia website : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)- 678 kb.  Found […]

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Osbeckia nepalensis ?

Osbeckia nepalensis ?; . MS March, 2018/14 Osbeckia sp. for ID: 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) Location :Ralvawng, Mizoram Date : 12-08-2009 Habit : Shrub Pl. check at Osbeckia Osbeckia nepalensis var. albiflora ?? Fruit hairs are not clear. Pl. see http://www.efloras.org/object_page.aspx?object_id=94686&flora_id=2 Do you have any other image showing side view of the  fruits […]

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Osbeckia saddlepeakensis

Osbeckia saddlepeakensis P. PRASHOB, K.M. MANUDEV, SIBICHEN M. THOMAS, S. NAMPY, Phytotaxa Vol 344, No 2 (2018); Osbeckia saddlepeakensis (Melastomataceae): a new species from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India” : 1 post by 1 author. Please find attached our new publication entitled “Osbeckia saddlepeakensis (Melastomataceae): a new species from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India” published in latest […]

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Osbeckia abrahamii

Osbeckia abrahamii G.S. Giri & M.P. Nayar, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 81(2): 434 (1984) 1984.;   Osbeckia ? SN201117 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3) Wild undershrub from Idukki hill Kerala Pl. check  /species/m—z/m/melastomataceae/osbeckia It is Osbeckia leschenaultiana  My friend … working on Indian Osbeckia identified this plant as Osbeckia travancorica Bedd. ex Gamble […]

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Osbeckia stellata var. hispidissima

Osbeckia stellata var. hispidissima (Wight) C. Hansen;   ANSEPT86 Please confirm if Osbeckia hispidissima : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7). Charmady Ghat (Karnataka)14th September 2014 Is it Osbeckia virgata ? efi page on Osbeckia virgata   Pl Check for O.stellata! O.stellata var. hispidissima References: The Plant List Ver.1.1 (Osbeckia hispidissima Wight- Unresolved) IPNI  Catalogue of […]

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Osbeckia wightiana

Osbeckia wightiana Benth., Numer. List [Wallich] n. 4060 1831.; Keys of South Indian Species at efi thread;   AKJAN02 Osbeckia for ID : 6 posts by 4 authors. 5 images. It looked like a small tree, about 10 feet tall. Photo taken in Kodaikanal. The plant uploaded seems to be Osbeckia octandra efi page on Osbeckia […]

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Osbeckia wynaadensis

Osbeckia wynaadensis C. B. Cl.; Tall shrubs; branches densely scabrid. Leaves to 18 x 3 cm, lanceolate, acute, 3-5-nerved, hairy; hairs adnated and spreading from the midrib. Flowers many, in terminal panicled cymes; pedicels 4 mm long; calyx tube 8 mm long, bristles 4 or 5 in a tuft, to 3 mm long; lobes 11 […]

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Osbeckia brachystemon

Osbeckia brachystemon Naudin (syn: Amblyanthera truncata Bl.; Osbeckia coronata D. Don ex Wight & Arn.; Osbeckia cupularis D.Don ex Wight & Arn.; Osbeckia leschenaultiana Dalz. & Gibs.; Osbeckia truncata D. Don ex Wight & Arn.); Nepal, India, Myanmar [Burma] (Mon, Yangon), Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life; Common name: Cup-Shaped Osbeckia Erect herbs. Leaves opposite, […]

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Osbeckia aspera var. travancorica

Osbeckia aspera var. travancorica (Bedd. ex Gamble) C. Hansen (Syn: Osbeckia travancorica Bedd. ex Gamble); Western Ghats, Evergreen Forests, Endemic to Southern Western Ghats as per Encyclopedia of Life;   ANDEC09 Osbeckia sp. for identification : 6 posts by 4 authors. Nelliyampathy, KeralaNovember 2014Plant roughly 3 feet tall when flowering.Growing on rocky slopes. Osbeckia stellata Buch. […]

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Osbeckia gracilis

Osbeckia gracilis Bedd., Madras J. Lit. Sci. ser. 3, 1: 45. 1864 (Syn: Osbeckia sublaevis Cogn. in A. & C. DC.; Osbeckia lineolata Gamble; Osbeckia lineolata Gamble var. anamalayana Giri & M.P. Nayar) as per Kerala plants & Melnet; Stout shrubs; branches glaucous, glabrous. Leaves to 3.5 x 2 cm, elliptic-oblong, obtuse at apex and base, […]

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Osbeckia octandra

Osbeckia octandra DC.;   Common name: Eight Stamen Osbeckia • Sanskrit: Heen bowitiya        HAL 7 16/11/14 : 9 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1) Please ID this ornamental plant with pink flowers. Photo was taken in Sri Lanka in Mar 2013 It looks like Melastoma malabathricum efi page on Melastoma malabathricum  For me … ID […]

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Osbeckia aspera

Osbeckia aspera (L.) Blume, Bijdr. 220. 1825 (syn: (≡) Melastoma asperum L. (basionym); (=) Osbeckia wightiana Benth. ex Wight & Arn.);    os-BEK-ee-a — Named for Pehr Osbeck, Swedish explorer and naturalist … Dave’s BotanaryAS-per-uh — rough … Dave’s Botanary  commonly known as: rough osbeckia, rough small-leaved spider flower • Malayalam: കാട്ടുകദളി kaattukadali • Tamil:காட்டுக்கடலை kattu-k-kadalai  Native to: s India, Sri Lanka   Erect shrubs; branchlets […]

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Osbeckia virgata

Osbeckia virgata D. Don ex Wight & Arn.;    Much-branched subshrubs, up to 1 m tall; young stem bluish, stiff appressed hairy. Leaves 1.5-3.3 x 0.5 – 1.8 cm, elliptic to linear-lanceolate,base attenuate, apex acute, hairy below on nerves, prominently 3-ribbed; petiole up to 5 mm long. Flowers in terminal few-flowered clusters, pentamerous, c. 2 […]

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Osbeckia parvifolia

Osbeckia parvifolia Arn., Companion Bot. Mag. 2: 308 1837. ; Malayalam Cherukadhali   A prostrate to ascending herb or suffrutex. Stems laxly villous with purplish or brownish to yellowish spreading hairs. Leaves elliptic, 1-6 x 0.8-3 cm, basally rounded to obtuse with a 1-6 mm long petiole, acute at the apex, generally 3 or sometimes […]

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Osbeckia zeylanica

Osbeckia zeylanica L.f.;   Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 3 By T. Pullaiah, K. Sri Ramamurthy (2007)- (Description & Keys- Osbeckia muralis, virgata, stellata, chinensis & zeylanica)     Herbs, to 8 cm high; branches quadrangular, hispid. Leaves to 1.5 x 0.6 cm, ovate, acute at either ends, serrulate, densely […]

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Osbeckia stellata

Osbeckia stellata Buch.-Ham. ex Ker Gawl., Bot. Reg. 8: , pl. 674 1822. (Syn: Melastoma mairei H. Lév.; Osbeckia crinita var. yunnanensis Cogn.; Osbeckia mairei (H. Lév.) Craib; Osbeckia opipara C.Y. Wu & C. Chen; Osbeckia paludosa Craib; Osbeckia pulchra Geddes; Osbeckia rhopalotricha C.Y. Wu; Osbeckia robusta Craib; Osbeckia rostrata D. Don; Osbeckia sikkimensis Craib; […]

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Osbeckia species

     thattekkad– Jan’10?; Fwd: what wildflower be this? (fairly small) thattekkad, 080110 – efloraofindia | Google Groups     efloraindia: 021111 BRS 105:   Pl. find the attached file contain photo for id. request. (looks like a climber). Location : Nadugani (approx. 2000 MSL) Kothagiri Date: Some time during Feb 2011. Just check it for […]

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Osbeckia reticulata

Osbeckia reticulata Bedd.; Giant Osbeckia, Beddome’s Osbeckia;   Shrub; branchlets rusty. Leaves 5-8 x 2.5-4.5 cm, coriaceous, strigose, dark green above, paler below, 5-7-nerved, base obtuse, margin serrulate, apex acute; petiole 1 cm. Cymes terminal, to 6(8) cm, 4-6-flowered; peduncle 0. Flowers 5-merous, 6 cm wide. Hypanthium urceolate, 1.5 x 1.4 cm; intersepalar emergences stalked, […]

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Osbeckia nutans

Osbeckia nutans Wall. ex C.B. Clarke, Fl. Brit. India 2: 521 521 1879. ; 1000 m; Himalaya (Nepal to NEFA), Assam, N. Burma as per Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal ;   Keys as per efi thread:  If Hypanthium (calyx Cup) 4–7 mm long……..1. Osbeckia chinensis                                                                       2. O. nutansIf Hypanthium 10–23 mm long:Lamina 17–25 […]

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Osbeckia nepalensis

Osbeckia nepalensis Hook.; Exot. Fl. 1: t. 31 (1822); Wall., Cat. 143, n. 4061 (1831). (Syn: Osbeckia chulesis D. Don; Osbeckia nepalensis var. albiflora Lindl.; Osbeckia speciosa D. Don); See variations in Osbeckia stellata & also comparison with Osbeckia nepalensis at FOC illustration.   Nepal Osbeckia, Seto chulsi;   Distribution: India, Nepal, Bhutan, SW China, N […]

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