Sonerila tenera

Sonerila tenera Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 215, pl. 45, f. 2 1834. (syn: Cassebeeria brachyandra (Naud.) Kuntze; Cassebeeria tenera (Royle) Kuntze; Sonerila brachyandra Naud.);  

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This herb was shot from among roadside vegetation near the Shilling Area... flowers nearly 1 cm across, pinkish, three petals with acute tip, fruit a hairy capsule ...id help requested...
Yes another interesting plant, hope to know its ID
Looks like an ally of Sonerila (Melastomataceae).
Thanks ... for the clue.. yes ... had also opined the same when we saw this in field... any Sonerila sp.
Please check Sonerila erecta (=S.tenera). S.tenera is more common in outer Himalaya upto 1000m altitude.
It is sonnerila tennera.
Catalogue of life gives both Sonerila erecta Jack (with no distribution in India) and Sonerila tenera Royle as separate species.
Checklist of Nepal only mentions Sonerila tenera Royle
In view, I am taking our plant as Sonerila tenera Royle

 
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AKNOV01 Sonerila sp. ? : 4 posts by 3 authors. 4 images.
Location: Lacchiwala forest range, Dehradun
Sorry for the image quality, the plant was too tiny for my lens!
Nov 2014
Here are the fruits. 1 image.
Please check for Sonerila erecta (=S.tenera).
Sonerila page in eFI.
I agree with ... regarding Sonerila erecta
Catalogue of life gives both Sonerila erecta Jack (with no distribution in India) and Sonerila tenera Royle as separate species.
Checklist of Nepal only mentions Sonerila tenera Royle
In view, I am taking our plant as Sonerila tenera Royle

  
  
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