Ophiorrhiza pectinata

Ophiorrhiza pectinata Arn., Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 18(1): 338 1836. (syn: Ophiorrhiza imbricata Gardner ex Hook.f.; Ophiorrhiza mungos Wall., sensu auct.); . S. India, Central Sri Lanka as per POWO; . Erect herbs, to 40 cm high, glabrous. Leaves to 17 x 5 cm, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate at both ends; nerves ca. 8 […]

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Ophiorrhiza brunonis

Ophiorrhiza brunonis Wight & Arn., Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 404 1834. (syn: Ophiorrhiza brunonis var. hirsutior Wight ex Hook.f.; Ophiorrhiza brunonis var. johnsonii Hook.f.); SW. India as per WCSP; Common name: Brown’s Snake Root Small subshrubs; branches pubescent. Leaves to 20 x 7 cm, lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous except the nerves; nerves 10-12 pairs, arching; petiole […]

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Ophiorrhiza pumila (Hong Kong)

Ophiorrhiza pumila Champ. ex Benth., Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 4: 169 1852. (syn: Ophiorrhiza aureolina f. qiongyaensis H.S.Lo; Ophiorrhiza humilis Y.C.Tseng; Ophiorrhiza inflata Maxim.; Ophiorrhiza pumila var. inflata (Maxim.) Masam.); China South-Central; China Southeast; Hainan; Japan; Nansei-shoto; Taiwan; Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life; SK1420 08 Sep 2018 : 10 posts by 4 […]

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Ophiorrhiza treutleri

Ophiorrhiza treutleri Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 83 1880.; Assam; East Himalaya as per Catalogue of Life; Stems 10-35cm, herbaceous, slightly fleshy crisped white hirsute. Leaves equal, elliptic, 3-10 x 1.5-5cm, acute, base cuneate, thinly pilose above, paler beneath with prominent crisped pubescent veins; stipules spreading, ovate acuminate often split, sparsely hairy, sometimes 2-3, compact […]

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Ophiorrhiza oppositiflora

Ophiorrhiza oppositiflora Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 80 1880.; Assam to Hainan as per WCSP; Assam; Bangladesh; China South-Central; Hainan; Myanmar as per Catalogue of Life;  Herbs, up to 70 cm tall; stems terete, hispidulous to glabrescent. Leaves simple, opposite decussate; petiole ca. 1-2 cm, subglabrous or puberulent; stipules ca. 0.2-1.1 cm, caducous or persistent on upper […]

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Ophiorrhiza fasciculata

Ophiorrhiza fasciculata D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 136 1825. (syn: Ophiorrhiza bracteolata Wall. ex G.Don; Virecta fasciculata Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don; Virecta suffruticosa Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don); C. & E. Himalaya to SE. Tibet as per WCSP; Stems 10-40cm, often woody below, glabrous or scurfy, more often branched than in other species. Leaves equal, ovate elliptic, 2-14 x 1.5-6cm, […]

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Ophiorrhiza rugosa var. angustifolia

Ophiorrhiza rugosa var. angustifolia (Thwaites) Ridsdale, Blumea 41: 461 1996. (syn: Ophiorrhiza angustifolia Thwaites; Ophiorrhiza mungos var. angustifolia (Thwaites) Hook.f.); Paper published : 8 posts by 7 authors. Pls go through the article published in the current issue of Webbia.- is now published on line in the Latest Articles section on the WebSite of T […]

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Ophiorrhiza sahyadriensis

Ophiorrhiza sahyadriensis HAREESH Vadakkoot Sankaran, Sreekumar Vadakkethil Balakrishnan, PRABHU KUMAR Konikkal Mambetta, NIRMESH Thankappan Kureekadu, Sreejith Kalpuzha Ashtamoorthy, Phytotaxa Vol 202, No 3 (2015); Ophiorrhiza sahyadriensis (Rubiaceae), a new species from southern Western Ghats, Kerala, India : 10 posts by 9 authors. Attachments (1)- Preview Ophiorrhiza sahyadriensis.pdf The new species published in the current volume of […]

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Ophiorrhiza rugosa

Ophiorrhiza rugosa Wall., Fl. Ind. 2: 546 1824. (syn: Ophiorrhiza harrisiana var. rugosa (Wall.) Hook.f.; Ophiorrhiza rugosa var. rugosa );     ID Request– Herb at Unchalli Falls- karnataka-PKA-Nov-03 : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (6) Seen this small herb at Unchalli falls, North karnataka.Requesting ID.. Looks like some Ophiorrhiza sp (Rubiaceae). Yes, the fruits […]

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Ophiorrhiza trichocarpa

Ophiorrhiza trichocarpon Blume, Bijdr. 977. 1826; DC., Prodr.4: 416. 1830; G. Don, Gen. Syst. Gard. Bot. 3: 522. 1834; Hook.f. Fl. Brit. India 3: 78. 1880; Deb & Mondal, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 39: 131. 1997. Type: Java, Linga Jattie and Kambanga Island in shady places, 1823, Blume s.n., Holotype – Bar code no: 0397698 […]

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Ophiorrhiza hirsutula

Ophiorrhiza hirsutula Wight ex Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 81 1880. ;   Undershrubs; stem, peduncles, calyx and capsules rusty pubescent. Leaves opposite, 3-8 x 1.5-3 cm, ovate-lanceolate, acute to shortly acuminate at apex, round to broadly attenuate at base; petioles 0.8-2.5 cm long; stipules broadly ovate, caudately acuminate at apex, pubescent. Cymes terminal, 1.5-2.5 […]

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Ophiorrhiza radicans

Ophiorrhiza radicans Gardner ex Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 139 1859.;   Herbs, 20-30 cm long; stems creeping, rooting at the nodes, branching, densely pubescent. Leaves opposite, 1.3-4 x 1-2.5 cm, ovate, or ovate-orbicular, obtuse to acute at apex, rounded or cordate at base, glabrous above, pubescent on the nerves beneath; lateral nerves 3-5 on either […]

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Ophiorrhiza repens

Ophiorrhiza repens (Wall. ex G.Don) Bennet, Indian Forester 108: 302 1982. (Syn: Mussaenda repens Wall. ex G.Don; Ophiorrhiza calcarata Hook.f.);    Ophiorrhiza repens_RKC02_09072012: Ophiorrhiza repens (Wall. ex G.Don) Bennet Rubiaceae Loc.: Khaari (Pakke Tiger Reserve Area), E. Kameng distt., Arunachal Pradesh (ca 500 msl) Date: 23rd May, 2009.     References: http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-140569

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Ophiorrhiza species

    Plant for ID SMP2 – 23/2/2011:  Another plant…. a herb with opposite leaves Also seen at Kudremukh Size of the flowers few cm approx 1-2cm For ID I am considering the possibility of Rauwolfia serpentina ….but that classic red colour at the base of flowers is missing. This is Ophiorrhiza sp of Rubiaceae family. […]

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Ophiorrhiza mungos

Ophiorrhiza mungos L., Sp. Pl. 150 1753. (syn: Ophiorrhiza ostindica Christm. [Invalid]);  India to W. Malesia as per WCSP; Andaman Is.; Assam; Bangladesh; China South-Central; East Himalaya; India; Jawa; Malaya; Myanmar; Nicobar Is.; Sri Lanka; Sumatera; Thailand; Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;  Common name: Indian Snake Root, Mongoose plant • Hindi: सरहटी Sarhati • […]

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