Fissistigma polyanthum (Hook.f. & Thomson) Merr., Philipp. J. Sci. 15: 135 1919. (syn: Melodorum polyanthum Hook. f. & Thomson);

Images by M. Sawmliana (Id help by Surajit Koley & Ritesh Kumar Choudhary) (Inserted by J.M.Garg)


Climber for ID : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1).

Location : Thorang, Mizoram. Date : 10-03-2012. Habitat : Wild.

Might be Melodorum (Fissistigma) species.

Details like leaf, flower etc size, detail on leaf surface would have helped species level ID. Assuming flowers are small (0.25 inch) this can be Fissistigma polyanthum (Hook.f. & Thomson) Merr.

Please also check for other species reported from Mizoram.

Yes…agree with … ID. To me also it looks like a Fissistigma …probably F. polyanthum (Hook. f. & Thomson) Merr. (Annonaceae) but more leaf details (particularly the pubescence) and flower characters are required to confirm the identity. Close up shots of leaf and flower could help.

Fissistigma verrucosum (Hook.f. & Thomson) Merr. ??

What are the species of Fissistigma listed in your area?

Only Fissistigma polyanthum is recoded in Mizoram

Looks different from species as indicated in … links.

Yes, it seems to match with Fissistigma polyanthum as per GBIF– specimenPOWOPlant IllustrationsFoC illustration

Fissistigma polyanthum

Yes, Sir, I agree with the ID.



References: The Plant List Ver.1.1  Flora of China  India Biodiversity Portal  

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