Edgeworthia gardneri (Wall.) Meisn., Denkschr. Königl.-Baier. Bot. Ges. Regensburg 3: 280 1841. (syn. Daphne gardneri Wall.; Edgeworthia albiflora Nakai);
Central Himalaya to China (NW. Yunnan) and N. Indo-China: China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;
Indian Paper Tree, Nepali Paper Bush • Nepalese: अर्गली Argali;
Edgeworthia gardneri of Thymelaceae, the Daphne family.
Piperaceae, Lauraceae and Thymelaeaceae Fortnight: Thymelaeaceae-Gnidia glauca ? from Sikkim-NS SEP 15 CONCLUDING POST: 10 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (3).
Though I was not fortunate enough to see the fresh flowers of this small tree.. still wanted to share the shots recorded from Sikkim this year..
Please suggest (if possible) whether they belong to Gnidia glauca or otherwise…
efi page on Gnidia glauca
Could they not be dried flowers of Thymeleaceae Edgeworthia gardneri?
Botanical Name: Edgeworthia gardneri (Wall.) Meisner
· Local Name: N.; Argali LP.; Kuntu-kandley LB.;
· Common Name: Nepali Paper Bush
· Family: Thymelaeaceae (Daphne family)
· Habit: Shrub
Do you … have a picture of the entire bush?
Thanks for this upload. Seen first time. Otherwise seen only in the book ‘Flowers of the Himalaya’.
Flower for Id.ID11032015SH2 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Flower for Id pl.
It looks like “Edgeworthia“... i am not sure which one exactly.
Agree with … ID
Edgeworthia gardneri Meissn. (accepted name) : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Sharing some pictures of Edgeworthia gardneri Meissn. (accepted name) syn: Daphne gardneri Wall. (synonym) shot at Chautara, Nepal on 19 January 2014 at 5200 ft.
Is it correct ID ?
Appears close as per images at
Location: Taplejung, Nepal
Date: 19 April 2017
Altitude: 5000 ft.