Botanical name: Pavetta siphonantha Family: Rubiaceae (Coffee family)
Synonyms: Pavetta hispidula var. siphonantha
Tubeflower Pavetta is plant with leaves with are lanceshaped to elliptic-lanceshaped, long-pointed, hairless above softly-velvety below. White flowers are borne in open flat-topped clusters, with spreading branches. Flowers are stalked, sepals are very short triangular. Flowers are 2.5-3 cm long, with a style which protrudes longer than the flower. Tubeflower Pavetta is found in the Western Ghats. Found flowering: May-June.
Identification credit: Prashant Awale
The flower labeled Tubeflower Pavetta is ...