Aspidopterys wallichii Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 421 1874. (Syn: Aspidopterys nutans var. wallichii (Hook.f.) Nied.; Aspidopterys wallichii var. dehradunensis R.C.Srivast.);
India: Hedges and open forests. W. tropical Himalayas ascending up to 1500 m. Punjab (Hoshiarpur), Uttar Pradesh (Dehra Dun, near Mussorie and Rishikesh) as per BSI Flora of India;
250-1100 m; Himalaya (Nepal, Sikkim), India as per Checklist of Nepal;
Aspidopterys wallichii from Morni Hills-Haryana: This one is Aspidopterys wallichii Hook. f., Fl. Br. Ind. I: 421;
A climbing shrub with slender, white pubescent branches. Leavesopposite, sometimes in whorls of three, simple, glabrescent above, white tomentose beneath, apex acute or subacute, base subcordate or rounded.Fruit of 1-3 samaras, wings variable, usually orbicular-oblong.
Photographed from near JBT Institute, Morni Town, October 2010. I am yet to see this in flowering stage despite my regular surveys of the area.
My Pending Identifications: Chakrata- shrub for id:: NS MARCH 22 :4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4).
This one was a shrub found in Chakrata area, my guess is Porana paniculata…
please provide valuable inputs..
efi page on Poranopsis paniculata
it is Aspidopterys wallichii
This is rightly identified by … as Aspidopterys wallichii…