Astilbe rubra Hook.f. & Thomson, Bot. Mag. 83: t. 4959 1857. (Syn: Astilbe chinensis (Maxim.) Franch. & Sav. …; Astilbe davidii (Franch.) L.Henry; Astilbe divaricata (Nakai) Nakai; Astilbe rubra var. divaricata (Nakai) W.Lee; Astilbe rubra var. taquetii (H.Lév.) H.Hara; Astilbe taquetii (H.Lév.) Koidz.; Astilbe thunbergii var. taquetii H.Lév.; Hoteia chinensis Maxim.);
Bhutan to S. Japan (Tsushima) as per POWO;
Russian Far East, China (Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang), S-Tibet, Japan (Kyushu), North Korea, South Korea, N-India, Myanmar [Burma], Bhutan, Chumbi as per Catalogue of Life;
Plants from Northeast Tour 2017: Herb for identification from Shillong : 10 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
This herb was recorded from Cherrapunji Road, Shillong, Meghalaya..
Apparently this appeared to be wild, leaves 2-3 pinnate, close to ground, inflorescence on long peduncle, flowers deep pink…. identification help please..
I think it is Astilbe [Saxifragaceae]
Thanks …, Astilbe is quite agreeable…
Thanks, …, for the initial Id.
We have only Astilbe rivularis only as a wild species so far in efi.
Pl. check with comparative images at Astilbe
… is right. I had collected the same in North Sikkim at 8000 ft. from the bank of Lachen Chu.
Sir, You can see astilbe rubra… If you cant find then you search for Aruncus genus of Rosaceae.
Thanks a lot … for confirmation and … for further suggestion. Generic level id seems to be right..
I think it should be Astilbe rubra as suggested by … as per comparative images and details of species at Astilbe and as per keys at Flora of China and details at Flora of China & FoC illustration
Astilbe chinensis ‘Visions in Pink’, an exotic in North America.
Astilbe Species for ID : Battery Park, New York : 30AUG19 : AK-45 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
Cultivated garden plant with white flowers.
yes Astible chinensis, white. which cultivar? depends on measurements.
which one the parks department planted.??? don’t know from these pictures
this year I saw white, red and pink, violetish magenta like all over New England gardens including several NYC parks and gardens and green and darker leaves.
Thanks … I’m happy with Astilbe chinensis.
I had seen the pink ones as well at the same location.
Astilbe chinensis (Maxim.) Franch. & Sav.
Cultivar: ‘Vision in Red’
Cultivar with dark purple stems and petioles and purple flowers in stout panicles.
Photographed from Filoli Garden California, 22-6-2019.
Catalogue of Life POWO The Plant List Ver.1.1 Flora of China (Astilbe rubra J. D. Hooker & Thomson) FoC illustration Wikipedia (Astilbe chinensis) missouri botanical garden (Astilbe chinensis ‘Visions’) Useful Temperate Plants Garden candidegardening