Hedyotis purpurascens


India (Tamil Nadu, Kerala) as per WCSP;
 

Malayalam Koonthamaniyan
Erect shrubs, branches with prominent leaf scars. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, base acute, glabrous, to 6 x 1.5 cm; stipules pectinate. Flowers purple. Calyx lobes oblong. Corolla 5 mm long.
Flowering and fruiting: October-December
Grasslands
Peninsular India (Endemic)
(From India Biodiversity Portal (Hedyotis purpurascens Hook.f.)

  
 
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Rubiaceae shrub for id 211110MK1: Please help to id this shrub found at Bear shola.
Date/Time- 06-11-2010 / 11:00 AM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPca.2200asl; Kodaikanal, TN
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- closer to water-falls
Plant Habit-shrub
Height/Length- 1 -2 m
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 6 x 2.5 cm
Inflorescence Type/ Size- terminal; 5-7cm longer
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- pinkish 
- It is very close to Hedyotis purpurescens & H. swertioides but defenitely not H. barberi
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This plant looks very close to Hedyotis purpurascens Hook.f. because of the presence of ovate-stipule.
This can't be H. swertioides as it is more than 2 feet and not possessing ovate leaves.


 
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Meghamalai 021213 TBN 2 for id : Attachments (3). 5 posts by 2 authors.
Please identify this plant details of which are as follows:
Date :18.08.12
Location :Meghamalai sanctuary
Altitude :approx 5000ft
Habitat :wild
Habit :shrub
Height :2 ft
Leaves :
Flowers :lilac 
Hedyotis sp
Hedyotis purpurascens 
 
 
 
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