Agrostemma githago

Agrostemma githago L., Sp. Pl. 435 1753. (Syn: Agrostemma githago var. githago ; Agrostemma githago var. linicola (Terechov) K.Hammer; Agrostemma githago var. macrospermum (Levina) K.Hammer; Agrostemma gitthago Retz.; Agrostemma hirsuta Gilib. [Invalid]; Agrostemma hirsuta Stokes; Agrostemma linicola Terechov; Agrostemma macrospermum Levina; Agrostemma nicaeensis Pers.; Githago nicaeensis Link; Githago segetalis St.-Lag.; Githago segetum Link; Githago segetum var. nanum Lunell; Lychnis githago (L.) Scop.); . Agrostemma githago, the common corn-cockle (also written “corncockle” and “corn cockle” and known locally simply as “the corncockle”). It grows with a stem to 100 cm long with lanceolate leaves. The flowers are up to 5 cm in diameter, usually single at the ends of […]

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Argostemma verticillatum

Argostemma verticillatum Wall., Fl. Ind. 2: 325 1824. (Syn: Argostemma acutum Wall. ex Hook.f.; Argostemma glaberrimum Dalzell); . As per efi thread: Flowers with 4 petals…..A.sarmentosum; flowers with five petals…… A. verticillatum. . Small herbs. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4, mostly confined to the apex of stem, to 5 x 1 cm, linear-lanceolate, […]

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Argostemma sarmentosum

Argostemma sarmentosum Wall., Fl. Ind. 2: 324 1824. ; .  As per efi thread: Flowers with 4 petals…..A.sarmentosum; flowers with five petals…… A. verticillatum . Flora of Chakrata 2013:: One More Stone Flower.. : Attachments (4 + 1 + 1).  5 posts by 2 authors. This white flowered herb was also found growing on rocks in […]

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Argostemma glabra (Vietnam)

Argostemma glabra Joongku Lee, T.B. Tran & R.K. Choudhary, Annales Botanici Fennici 06/2013; 50(4):258-262. ;               New species of Argostemma_RKC_11082013 : 11 posts by 10 authors. Happy to share that we have described a new species of Argostemma from Vietnam. You can find the publication here:

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Argostemma courtallense

Argostemma courtallense Arn., Ann. Nat. Hist. 3: 22 1839. (Syn: Argostemma connatum Dalzell); Images by Anurag N. Sharma     Sonerila for ID_RKC_290311:  Loc.: On way to Churdhar, Himachal Pradesh (ca 1500m) Date: August, 2010.     Rubiaceae week: Argostemma courtallense_ Neryamangalam Kerala: Pictures of Argostemma courtallense a small ground dwelling Rubiaceae herb. Available only during monsoon […]

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