Cautleya cathcartii Baker, Fl. Brit. India 6: 208 1890. ;


Identification of plant : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 3 authors.
I’m attaching herewith one photo of plant for your identification. If you can identify this photo of plant, I shall be very grateful to you. Date : 25-06-2012. Place : Tawi, Mizoram. Altitude : ca. 1,500 m. Habit : Herb. Habita : Virgin Forest.

, it is not Alpinia, which is coming under the genus Cautleya, fruits and flowers seems to be C. cathcarti.

Pls check

As per WCSP (KEW), Cautleya cathcartii Baker is a syn. of  Cautleya gracilis var. robusta (K.Schum.) Sanjappa, Fl. Ind. Enum., Monocot.: 291 (1989).

But Flora of China & Tropicos, accepts Cautleya cathcartii Baker as an accepted name
This may pl. be clarified as to which we should consider as an accepted name.


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