Chassalia

Chassalia curviflora var. ophioxyloides (Wall.) Deb & B.Krishna (Images by Giby Kuriakose, Dinesh Valke (Id by Giby Kuriakose & E S Santhosh Kumar), Anurag N Sharma & P. Santhan (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more photos & complete details, click on the links)) As per efi thread : Sarpagandha and Chasalia comes under the same family Rubiaceae. The […]

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Cinchona

Cinchona;         Rubiaceae week : Cinchona: I am not sharing any images of Cinchona here because I don’t have any.I would just like to mention about this important genus which belongs to Family : Rubiaceae.There are 38 species in the genus Cinchona, native to South America.The anti malarial properties of the bark […]

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Leptodermis

Keys in Flora of Bhutan by AJC Grierson and D G Long, Vol.2 Part 1 (1999): 1. Bracteole pairs not exceeding hypanthium .. 1. L. ludlowii + Bracteole pairs exceeding hypanthium  .. 2 2. Flower-heads terminating short shoots on old wood, overtopped by new growth .. 2. L kumaonensis + Flower heads terminating new growth .. 3 3. […]

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Lasianthus

Lasianthus idukkianus E.S. Santhosh Kumar*, P.E. Roy and S.M. Shareef Lasianthus inodorus Blume Lasianthus japonicus subsp. longicaudus (Hook.f.) C.Y.Wu & H.Zhu Lasianthus lucidus Blume (China (Yunnan) to Tropical Asia: Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, Hainan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO)   Lasianthus venulosus (Wight & Arn.) Wight (India (Tamil Nadu) as per POWO) Lasianthus […]

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Hydnophytum formicarum

Hydnophytum formicarum Jack, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 14: 124 1823. (Syn: Hydnophytum blumei Becc.; Hydnophytum borneense Becc.; Hydnophytum formicarum subsp. blumei Boerl. ………….; Hydnophytum montanum Blume; Hydnophytum montanum var. latifolia Miq.; Lasiostoma formicarum (Jack) Spreng.);      The Ant Plant_RKC_180511: Sending herewith the images of Hydnophytum formicarum Jack, popularly known as the ‘Ant Plant’.     The […]

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Psydrax

Psydrax;         From Floral Database of Tamilnadu :    Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution Canthium ficiforme Hook.f. is a synonym of Psydrax ficiformis (Hook.f.) Bridson Tree Western Ghats, Evergreen Forests Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987; Gamble 1957 Coimbatore, Theni, Tirunelveli Psydrax dicoccos Gaertn. var. dicoccos Tree Dry Evergreen to Dry […]

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Rubiaceae member

     Requesting Id: Requesting for id of  attached photos, is it Halenia spp. ? Date/Time- 06.11.2010/ 11.00AM Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- TALAKAVERI, KODAGU, KARNATAKA, 4350 FT Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- WESTERN GHAT, HIGH ELEVATION GRASSLAND Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- SMALL HERB, Height/Length- hardly 10 cm in height – Surely not Swertia.. […]

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Ophiorrhiza

Ophiorrhiza brunonis Wight & Arn.       Ophiorrhiza fasciculata D.Don     Ophiorrhiza hirsutula Wight ex Hook.f. Ophiorrhiza mungos L.   Ophiorrhiza oppositiflora Hook.f.   Ophiorrhiza pectinata Arn. (S. India, Central Sri Lanka as per POWO)       Ophiorrhiza rugosa Wall. Ophiorrhiza treutleri Hook.f.   Ophiorrhiza trichocarpon Blume . Keys in Flora of Bhutan as per efi thread (Distribution […]

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Wendlandia

Wendlandia budleioides Wall. ex Wight & Arn. (C. Himalaya to SE. Tibet (from WCSP)) As per efi thread: The key in BSI flora says 1. Leaves opposite filaments exserted … … … W. heynei 1. Leaves whorled; filaments not exserted … … W. thyrsoidea Wendlandia heynei (Schult.) Santapau & Merchant (Bangladesh; East Himalaya; India; Nepal; West […]

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