Can anyone help me in identifying this plant?
Date / Time – 21st Aug. 2010 / 10.00 am.
Location – Place /Altitude / GPS – Amboli
Habitat – Garden/ Urban/ Wild / Type – Wild
Plant Habit – Tree/Shrub / Climber /Herb – Shrub
Height /Length – 2-3ft
Leaves Type / Shape / Size –
Inflorescence Type /Size –
Flowers Size /Colour /Calyx –
Fruits Type /Shape /Size / Seeds –
Other Information like Fragrance,Pollinator,Uses etc –
Hi Prof. Singh,
It looks like some species of Pavetta.
--- On Tue, 10/5/10, Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com> wrote:
Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.
Some earlier relevant feedback:
“I think your plant is Nothapodytes nimmoniana but having holes in the leaves is not diagonistic to this plant. Theseholes may be dure to insect or fungal invasion! Kindly check couple of more photos from the link provided below, an intact plant doesn't have these holes.
“the leaves are clustered at the end of the branches and are not
opposite, so it should be Mappia foetida.
“Dear Tanay Ji, I know this is not a sign for ID, but I said probably
seen in Mappia foetida.
Almost 90% of the photoes on your thread also showing this feature.
Only tender leaves are not showing. Also one thing is that Branches
are having small white dotts which may be absent in Pavetta. Pavetta
leaf held against sunlight shows bacterial glands. Which are absent in
On 6/16/11, ajinkya gadave <ajinky...@gmail.com> wrote:
> * **Nothapodytes nimmoniana 100%*
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 8:00 PM, J.M. Garg <jmg...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.
>> Some earlier relevant feedback:
>> “*I think your plant is Nothapodytes nimmoniana* but having holes in the
>> leaves is not diagonistic to this plant. Theseholes may be dure to insect
>> fungal invasion! Kindly check couple of more photos from the link provided
>> below, an intact plant doesn't have these holes.
>> “the leaves are clustered at the end of the branches and are not
>> opposite, so it *should be Mappia foetida*.
>> “Dear Tanay Ji, I know this is not a sign for ID, but I said probably
>> seen in Mappia foetida.
>> Almost 90% of the photoes on your thread also showing this feature.
>> Only tender leaves are not showing. Also one thing is that Branches
>> are having small white dotts which may be absent in Pavetta. Pavetta
>> leaf held against sunlight shows bacterial glands. Which are absent in
>> Mappia foetida.
>> Dr.Kadus Arvind,Pune.”
>> "*Nothapodytes nimmoniana (syn. Mappia foetida*, Nothapodytes foetida,
>> Stemonurus foetidus, Premna nimmoniana) ... is commonly known as: fetid
>> tree, stinking plant • Kannada: ದುರ್ವಾಸನೆ ಮರ durvaasane mara • Konkani:
>> घाणेरा ghanera • Malayalam: പീനാറി pinaari • Marathi: घाणेरा ghanera,
>> narkya • Tamil: அரளி arali, பில்லிபிச்சு pillipiccu" from Dinesh ji
>> ""As per The Plant List, *there are two different accepted species *as
>> http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/tro-50249349 (*Nothapodytes foetida
>> * (Wight) Sleumer Syn: Mappia foetida (Wight) Miers)
>> http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/tro-50323224 (*Nothapodytes
>> nimmoniana* (J. Graham) Mabb.)
>> What's the correct name for the posted species ?" from me."
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: arvind kadus <agasti...@yahoo.co.in>
>> Date: 5 October 2010 22:54
>> Subject: [efloraofindia:49551] Request for ID – 040910SC1
>> To: indian...@googlegroups.com
>> I think this is Nothapodytes nimmoniana i.e. Narakya.
>> Leaves are with tiny holes, which probably seen in Narakya only.
>> Pavetta leaf for comparison.
>> Dr.Kadus Arvind,Pune.
>> With regards,
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Thanks, Alfred ji,
But both these plants are different & not synonyms as per The Plant List as per detals below:
"As per The Plant List, these are two different accepted species as below:
http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/tro-50249349 (Nothapodytes foetida (Wight) Sleumer Syn: Mappia foetida (Wight) Miers)http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/tro-50323224 (Nothapodytes nimmoniana (J. Graham) Mabb.)"