Canscora alata

Canscora alata (Roth) Wallich (1831: 4363) excl. specimens. Wight (1850: 175); Clarke (1875: 431); Thiv (2003:6). (syn: Exacum alatum Roth in Roemer & Schultes (1818: 159).; Canscora decussata (Roxburgh) Roemer & Schultes (1827: 229). Pladera decussata Roxburgh (1820: 418).) as per Shahina PM, Santhosh Nampy. 2014. A taxonomic revision of the genus Canscora in South India, and the erection of the new genus Canscorinella (Canscorinae, Gentianaceae) with two new combinations." Phytotaxa 164(4): 201–225. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.164.4.1 ; 

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"Bengal Plants" describes two Canscora species as per efi thread :-
1) C. diffusa R. Br.; F. B. I. iv. 103; E. D. C. 384. Pladera virgata F. I. i. 401.
2) C. decussata Roem. & Schultz., F. B. I. iv. 104; E. D. C. 382. Pladera decussata F. I. i. 402. (now syn. of Canscora alata (Roth) Wall. as per The Plant List & GRIN);
 
 
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Canscora decusata:  
Name of species- Canscora decusata
Family -Gentianaceae
Photo taken on- 28,Sept 2011
At- corbett national park
Description- with flower

 
Gentianaceae-Canscora alata : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1).
Welcome to the week of Gentians. Hope every one will actively participate to share the knowledge about Gentianaceae.
Thanks, ... What a marvellous depiction & start of the Gentianaceae fortnight !!!
Canscora with distinctly alate stem, fine. Sharp focus on stigma, beautiful.
 
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ANJAN54 Canscora alata (Please validate) : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)
Family: Gentianaceae
Date: 31st October 2014
Place: Dehra Dun

Habitat: Sal forest

efi page on Canscora alata


I agree with your ID.
A really long pending id sir. Superb. Thank you!
 
  
 

References:

Shahina PM, Santhosh Nampy. 2014. A taxonomic revision of the genus Canscora in South India, and the erection of the new genus Canscorinella (Canscorinae, Gentianaceae) with two new combinations." Phytotaxa 164(4): 201–225. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.164.4.1  

The Plant List Ver. 1.1  GRIN  Annonated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal  

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