Muehlenbeckia platyclada (F. Muell.) Meisn., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 23:313. 1865 “platyclados” (Syn: Calacinum platycladum (F.Muell.) J.F.Macbr.; Coccoloba platyclada F.Muell. ex Hook.; Homalocladium platycladum (F.Muell.) L.H.Bailey; Polygonum platycladum F.Muell.; Sarcogonum platycladum (F.Muell.) Voss; Exocarpos ceramicus Náves);
New Guinea, Solomon Is.; Introduced into: Assam, Bangladesh, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Guatemala, Haiti, Mauritius, Mexico Southwest, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Sri Lanka, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Vietnam as per POWO;
Throughout India as per BSI Flora of India Checklist;
Common name: Tapeworm Plant, Ribbon bush, Centipede Plant
– Very Nice shot of the unusual plant
– The identity is correct.
Separately uploading Homacladium platycladum
Shot from Arya PG College Panipat
Cissus quadrangularis- Flora of Madhya Pradesh:
This plant is not Cissus quadrangularis rather this is Homalocladium platycladum from Polygonaceae or commonly tapeworm plant.
I forgot to say that you have also tried to label your plant as Devil’s backbone in one of the pictures which is wrong. The common name Devil’s backbone is usually given to a plant called Pedilanthus tithymaloides from the family Euphorbiaceae.
Actually d owner told me it z Harjor plant. When I searched net i couldnt match pics bt then I though may b some diff variety .
Yes Homalocladium platycladum
I agree with … id. The accepted name as per ‘theplantlist’ is Muehlenbeckia platyclados.
Yes….agree with …
Muehlenbeckia platyclados, Polygonaceae.
1): Yes tapeworm… correct binomial is given above…. nice to see its flowering…
Requesting ID of this plant – Mumbai :: Dec 2013 :: 30032014 :: ARK-25 : Attachments (2). 5 posts by 4 authors.
Requesting to please ID this plant captured in a nursery in Mumbai in December 2013.
This is Homalocladium platycladum. However, this name is still unresolved.
what about Muehlenbeckia platyclados
Thank you … for ID….
Polygonaceae Fortnight- Muehlenbeckia platyclada from Nahan:: NS May 09: 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (4).
This was shot from a garden in Nahan (H.P.), identified as Muehlenbeckia platyclada
wow i have never seen this flowering before
Beautiful. Thanks for sharing
Polygonaceae Fortnight :: Muehlenbeckia platyclada from Mumbai :: ARKMAY-03: 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4).
Very nice pictures! Thanks for sharing!!
POLYGONACEAE FORTNIGHT 1-14 May 2014: Muehlenbeckia platyclada from Uttarakhand_DSR_19 : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1).
Muehlenbeckia platyclada Meissn. is a common ornamental perennial herb in Pantnagar.
Thanks … for sharing this wonderful find..New to me…
All yr uploads from Polygonaceae fortnight are really good and informative..
SK476 06 APR-2017:ID : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Date : 6 April 2017
Altitude : 4400 ft.
Seems to Muehlenbeckia platyclada… the tapeworm plant!!
Is this a fern plant? : 4 posts by 3 authors. 1 image.
Homalocladium platycladum / Muehlenbeckia platyclados
Muehlenbeckia platyclados (F.Muell.) Meisn : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)
Location: Taudaha, Nepal
Altitude: 4500 ft.
Date: 15 December 2017
POWO Catalogue of Life GRIN The Plant List Ver.1.1 (Muehlenbeckia platyclados (F.Muell.) Meisn. syn: Calacinum platycladum (F.Muell.) J.F.Macbr.; Polygonum platycladum F.Muell.; Sarcogonum platycladum (F.Muell.) Voss)
BSI Flora of india Checklist
Flora of Pakistan (Homalocladium platycladum (F. J. Muell. ex Hook.) L. H. Bailey, syn: Coccoloba platyclada F.J. Muel. ex Hook.; Muehlenbeckia
platyclados (F.J. Muell. ex Hook.) Meisn. in Bot. Zeit.)
Floriculture in India By Gurcharan Singh Randhawa, Amitabha Mukhopadhyay (1986)