Aeschynanthus novogracilis W.T.Wang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 13(2): 65 1975. (Syn: Aeschynanthus gracilis Parish ex C.B.Clarke [Illegitimate]);



Is this a Lipstick vine?

Date/Time-…….12th April 2011. Morning.

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-….. Gantok to Rumtek

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-…..Sorry cannot remember.

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- .. See pics.


Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-……See pics.

Inflorescence Type/ Size-…See pic.

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-.. Pink. See pic.

Aeschynanthus sp may be

Yes it is a Gesneriaceae!

I have added AESCHYNANTHUS to these pics.
If anyone can add which species it is that would be good.

Don’t know this plant. But searched the net… might be Aeschynanthus gracilis from :

It took me a wee while to work out how to access the new super site!
I appreciate you help on this one Surajit.
Aeschynanthus gracilis sure looks a good match.

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