Vincetoxicum arnottianum (Wight) Wight (Pakistan to W. Himalaya and India (Punjab): India, Pakistan, West Himalaya as per POWO)

Vincetoxicum kenouriense (Wight) Wight (Endemic to a long geographic range in the Hindukush Himalayas from Bhutan in the east to Pakistan in the west. The western limit of this species is district Swat (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province), Pakistan. It occurs on higher elevations between 1500 and 3000 m. The habitats of the species are commonly the Himalayan moist temperate forests (evergreen forests of conifers between 1500 to 3000 m elevations), rarely subalpine or open alpine lands (above 3000 m). We collected it from open stony alpine slopes and stream side slopes in a V-shaped mountain valley. The associated vegetation was either alpine herbs or conifers, and herbaceous to shrubby flora as per Taxonomy of Vincetoxicum s.str. (Asclepiadoideae, Apocynaceae) from southern Asia including three new species and resurrected names–  Sayed Afzal Shah, Amir Sultan, Jun Wen , Zahid Ullah , Surat Un Nisa, Zhumei Ren , Muhammad Maqsood Alam, Javed Iqbal, Abdul Samad Mumtaz – June 2021PhytoKeys 179(1):35-73)





Pl. go through Vincetoxicum page (‎‎‎Apocynaceae) with images of species in efloraofindia (done by me).

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