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Sahyadri Neanotis   
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Sahyadri Neanotis
ative Photo: Dinesh Valke
Common name: Sahyadri Neanotis • Marathi: कपर चांदणी kapar chandani
Botanical name: Neanotis sahyadrica    Family: Rubiaceae (Coffee family)

Sahyadri Neanotis is a small annual herb, 20-30 cm tall. Stems are fleshy, white, branched from base. Oppositely arranged lanceshaped leaves are 3-6 cm long, long-pointed, narrowed at base, 8-14 nerved. Leaf stalks are 5-10 mm long. Flowers are borne in 3-5 cm long cymes on short stalk in the axils of upper leaves. Stamens are 4, slender style with two stigmas, protrudes out of the flower.

Identification credit: Dinesh Valke, Shrikant Ingalhalikar Photographed at Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra.

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