Tetrataenium nepalense (Don) I. P. Mandenova, Trudy Tbilissk. Bot. Inst. 20: 17 (1959). (Syn: Heracleum nepalense D. Don; Heracleum nepalense var. bivittatum C.B. Clarke, Heracleum nyalamense Shan Renhwa & T. S. Wang; Sium lobatum Moon);
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Common name: Nepal Hogweed • Bhutanese: Trunag, Tunak • Nepali: बुढ़ो औशाधी Budho Aushaadhi • Sikkimese: Chimping
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China (Yunnan), Tibet, Bhutan, Myanmar [Burma], Nepal, India (E-Himalaya, Kumaon, Assam, Darjeeling, etc.), Sikkim, Darjeeling, Chumbi as per Catalogue of Life;
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[Bhutan, China, NE India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim] as per Flora of China;
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SK2070 24 July 2019 : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (10)- around 650 kb each.

Location:  Phulchoki, Lalitpur
Date:  3 July 2019
Elevation:  2657 m.
Habit : Wild
Which Apiaceae ?

May be some Heracleum species. Pl. check.

Appears to be same as SK2064 22 July 2019


Tetrataenium nepalense (D.Don) ??
Syn: Heracleum nepalense D.Don

Finally I got more clarity after lot of search, from keys and details in Flora of Bhutan
This species is also quite close as far as leaves are concerned to Angelica nubigena (C.B.Clarke) P.K.Mukh., as per details given in the link above.
Now I am sure about this being Angelica cyclocarpa (C.Norman) Cannon, after matching with the description.
Also see GBIF specimen at Link

Thank you …!
However, images for matching could not be found in the net.
Tetrataenium nepalense (D.Don) Manden. is recorded in Kathmandu Valley hills.

Pl. check with gbif link I have sent you along with the keys.

Thanks, …, I further re-checked description of both the species.
I agree with you for Tetrataenium nepalense as per

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SK2064 22 July 2019 : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (10)- around 650 kb each.

Location:  Phulchoki, Lalitpur
Date:  3 July 2019
Elevation:  2415 m.
Habit : Wild
Which Apiaceae ?

Finally I got more clarity after lot of search, from keys and details in Flora of Bhutan
This species is also quite close as far as leaves are concerned to Angelica nubigena (C.B.Clarke) P.K.Mukh., as per details given in the link above.
Now I am sure about this being Angelica cyclocarpa (C.Norman) Cannon, after matching with the description.
Also see GBIFspecimen

angelica sp but further? i cant be sure


I further re-checked descriptions.
I think it may also be Tetrataenium nepalense as per

thinking of Tetrataenium nepalense may be the right direction. i would need better pictures of more leaves. seems there is a lot of variation in shape. may be also insertion of the stalk and subtening style.  seeds would be an added bonus too.


I guess you are right …!
Tetrataenium nepalense (Don) Manden.
Syn : Heracleum nepalense D.Don
Nepali Names : बुढो औषधी Budho Aushadhee/ भोटे जीरा Bhote Jeeraa/  भुतकेश Bhutakesh/  फाकी Phaakee

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