That's right. Osbeckia octandra is found only in Sri Lanka. So, the FOI specimen must be Osbeckia virgata. Tabish
------------------------------------------- <http://www.flowersofindia.net>www.flowersofindia.net The waterhole of flower lovers On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 11:28 AM, J.M. Garg <jmga...@gmail.com> wrote: > Thanks a lot, Prashob ji. > > ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > From: "prashob p" <> > Date: 07-Feb-2018 11:20 AM > Subject: Re: Image of Osbeckia octandra in FOI > To: "J.M. Garg" <jmga...@gmail.com> > Cc: > > Osbeckia octandra sensu Clarke, is distributed onley in sree > lanka, Ceylon. In FOI all images showen under Osbeckia octandra is Osbeckia > virgata D. Don ex Wight & Arn. > Osbeckia virgata and O. octandra are closely related. They are easily > recognized fro"m other species > in their area by their general appearance. But they may be confused with > o. brachystemon, O. parvifolia and O. moonii when one has to decide their > identity by means of differential characters. O. virgata and O. octandra > differ > from these by the usually much sparser vestiture of the 'hypanthium; by the > almost thread-like intersepalar emergenoes with 1 to few bristles, or by > the > much reduced intersepalar emergences; and by the deciduous sepals. > iam attaching few images > DSC_0870.JPG > <https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-GSxuyD-ts61axS7wwhDQV8OP3wxwl3y/view?usp=drive_web> > > DSC_0871.JPG > <https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aBAeVU7-TXx04KysQq5DQn7zgV4T3sNU/view?usp=drive_web> > > DSC_0873.JPG > <https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZAfBq9_bAVafi9uwJlxl1GZuvNzusHK5/view?usp=drive_web> > > > > On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 12:40 AM, J.M. Garg <jmga...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hi, Prashob ji, >> May I request you to give your views in this matter pl. >> ---------- Forwarded message ---------- >> From: "J.M. Garg" <jmga...@gmail.com> >> Date: 20-Jan-2018 6:53 PM >> Subject: Image of Osbeckia octandra in FOI >> To: "efloraofindia" <email@example.com> >> Cc: "Tabish" <tabi...@gmail.com>, "Rajah Jayapal" <sylvipa...@yahoo.com> >> >> Single image of Osbeckia octandra in FOI >>> <http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Eight%20Stamen%20Osbeckia.html> >>> can >>> not be judged as this species due to lack of details. >>> Pl. see this species at Osbeckia octandra >>> <https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/species/m---z/m/melastomataceae/osbeckia/osbeckia-octandra> >>> Based on this single images, it appears to be incorrect. >>> -- >>> With regards, >>> J.M.Garg >>> >>> 'Creating awareness of Indian Flora & Fauna' >>> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jmgarg1> >>> >>> Winner of Wipro-NFS Sparrow Awards 2014 for efloraofindia >>> <https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/award-for-efloraofindia>. >>> >>> For identification, learning, discussion & documentation of Indian >>> Flora, please visit/ join our Efloraofindia Google e-group >>> <https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/indiantreepix> (largest in the >>> world- around 2800 members & 2,65,000 messages on 31.3.17) or Efloraofindia >>> website <https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/> (with a species >>> database of more than 12,000 species & 2,50,000 images). >>> >>> The whole world uses my Image Resource >>> <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:J.M.Garg> of more than a >>> thousand species & eight thousand images of Birds, Butterflies, Plants etc. >>> (arranged alphabetically & place-wise). You can also use them for free as >>> per Creative Commons license attached with each image. >>> >>> Also author of 'A Photoguide to the Birds of Kolkata & Common Birds of >>> India'. >>> >> > > > -- > > > > *With Regards* > *Prashob P. * > *Research Scholar* > *PG & Research Department of Botany* > *St. Joseph's College, Devagiri* > *Kozhikode-08* > > > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "efloraofindia" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to indiantreepix+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/indiantreepix. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.