Triplostegia glandulifera Wall. ex DC., Mém. Soc. Linn. Paris 4: 642 1830. (syn: Hoeckia aschersoniana Engl. & Graebn.; Triplostegia epilobiifolia Leveille (ambiguous synonym); Triplostegia glandulosa DC.; Triplostegia mairei Leveille (ambiguous synonym); Triplostegia pinifolia Leveille (ambiguous synonym); Triplostegia repens Hemsl.);
China (Gansu, Hubei, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan), Taiwan, SE-Tibet, India, Nepal, N-India (Garhwal) to Bhutan, Darjeeling, Sikkim, Assam, Myanmar [Burma], Sulawesi, New Guinea as per Catalogue of Life;
Required ID please. : Attachments (5). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Ethnic medicinal plant:
Herb; 10-20 cm height;
Temperate forest of East Himalaya (2000 m or 6600 feet);
Root are considered potent medicine as that of Aconitum heterophyllum root.
Looks like Valeriana, especially the flowers
It seems to me Triplostegia glandulifera Wall. ex DC. (Dipsacaceae).
Triplostegia glandulifera (Dipsacaceae) from Uttarakhand: Sep. 2014_DSR_31 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).
Triplostegia glandulifera (Dipsacaceae) photographed near Lata Kopri, Upper Nandakini Valley (Chamoli) Uttarakhand.
On shady, moist slopes in forest. 3000m altitude.
Thanks …, a tiny beautiful plant, this was not known to me earlier…
Herb with lyrate leaves SN21117 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
Triplostegia glandulifera (Caprifoliaceae).
Valeriana for sp. ID : 10 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (4)- around 750 kb each.
Kindly help me to identify this species. Some say it is Valeriana. I request for the confirmation.
The specimen is from Bhutan. Spruce forest. Above 3500 m.
Appears so. Pl. check comparative images at
PL. check with Triplostegia glandulifera Wall. ex DC.
To me appears close.
Agree with …
Thank you so much for your kind concern. I appreciate for sharing your valuable knowledge. Me too resembles Triplostegia.
I anticipate a constant touch with you if you don’t mind.
Also it is recorded in our flora list under Dipsacaceae
Me too. Correct ID !
SK 3051 16 October 2021: 8 very high res. images.
Location: Jumla, Nepal
Date: 18 August 2021
Habit : Wild
Very interesting plant with glandular parts.
I am not sure. May be some other !
floral part resembles with Triplostigea glanduligera.
Yes, it appears close to images at Triplostegia glandulifera Wall. ex DC.
Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 Tropicos Flora of China Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal IIIM herbarium JSTOR | Global Plants: Filed as Triplostegia glandulifera Wall. ex DC. India Biodiversity Portal Forest Plants of Eastern India
By Amal Bhusan Chaudhuri (1993)