Botanical name: Tarenna asiatica Family: Rubiaceae (Coffee family)
Synonyms: Rondeletia asiatica, Webera corymbosa, Chomelia asiatica
Asiatic Tarenna is a compact bush to a small tree, up to 6 m tall. Bark is greyish brown, scaly; blaze with orange speckles. Elliptic to elliptic-ovate, leaves are 8-18 cm long, 4-8 cm wide, with short elongation at the tip. Leaf stalk is up to 0.5-2 cm. Leaf margin is entire and somewhat curled. Flowers are borne in corymb-like cymes, at the end of branches. They are cream to yellow, nearly stalkless, with 5 oblong petals. Stamens are 5, with large anthers. Fruit is a 2-celled berry, with many seeds. Asiatic Tarenna is found in Western Ghats.
Identification credit: Muthu Karthick, R. Vijayasankar
The flower labeled Asiatic Tarenna is ...