Fissistigma polyanthum (Hook.f. & Thomson) Merr.

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


A conspectus of Indo-Burmese Annonaceae by I. M. Turner- Nordic Journal of Botany 33: 257–299, 2015-
Species in India with distribution:
Fissistigma bicolor (Roxb.) Merr.- India [West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya]; Nepal; Bhutan; Bangladesh; Burma 
Fissistigma ellipticum (King) Debika Mitra- India [Assam]; Bangladesh 
Fissistigma manubriatum (Hook. f. & Thomson) Merr. (Doubtful)
Fissistigma polyanthum (Hook. f. & Thomson) Merr.- India [Assam, Nagaland, Manipur]; Bhutan; Bangladesh; Burma  Fissistigma rubiginosum (A. DC.) Merr.- India [Assam]; Bangladesh; Burma 
Fissistigma rufinerve (Hook. f. & Thomson) Merr.- India [Assam]; Bangladesh 
Fissistigma santapaui D. Das- India 
Fissistigma verrucosum (Hook. f. & Thomson) Merr.- India [Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya]; Bangladesh; Burma

A synopsis of Annonaceae in Indian subcontinent by SR KUNDU (pdf-23 pages)- Thaiszia – J. Bot., Košice, 16: 63-85, 2006. :
Fissistigma bicolor (Roxb.) Merr. Philip. J. Sci (Bot.) 15: 131. 1919.: India, Myanmar .
F. bracteolatum Chatterjee, Kew Bull.1948:58.948.: Myanmar.
F. ellipticum (King.) D. Mitra, Bull. Bot. Surv. India. 35: 117. 1993.: India, Bangladesh.
F. polyanthoides (A. DeCandolle) Merr., Philip. J. Sci. (Bot.)15:135.1919. Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam.
F. polyanthum (Hook. f. & Thoms). Merr., Philip. J. Sci. (Bot.) 15 :135. 1919.: India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Vietnam.
F. rubiginosum (DC.) Merr., Philip. J. Sci. (Bot.) 15 :135. 1919.: India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Kampuchea, Malaysia, Indonesia.
F. rufinerve (Hook. f. & Thoms). Merr., Philip. J. Sci. (Bot.) 15 :136.1919.: India, Bangladesh.
F. santapaui D. Das, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 10 : 263. 1969.: India.
F. verrucosum (Hook. f. & Thoms). Merr., Philip. J. Sci. (Bot.) 15 :137. 1919.: India, Bangladesh, Myanmar.
F. wallichii (Hook. F. & Thoms).Merr., Philip. J. Sci. (Bot.) 15 :137. 1919.: India, Bangladesh.



Anonaceae had reported only eight species from India, while one species i.e. Fissistigma manubriatum was overlooked which was added to Indian flora much …
Fissistigma manubriatum (Hook.f. & Thomson) Merr. 

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


MALESIAN SPECIES OF FISSISTIGMA (ANNONACEAE) JENIS– BUDI IRAWAN Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Padjadjaran University, Bandung  Budi Irawan. 2005.
Abstract: A taxonomic study of the genus Fissistigma Griff. (Annonaceae) in Malesia was conducted based on morphological characters. Beside the four incompletely known species, fifteen species and one variety are recognized, consisting of previously known twelve species and one variety (namely F.borneense, F.elmeri, F.fulgens, F.hypoglaucum, F.kinabaluense, F.kingii, F.lanuginosum, F.latifolium, F.latifolium var. ovoideum, F.litseaefolium, F. longipes, F.manubriatum and F.rubiginosum), and three proposed new species (namely F.cordifolia, F.magnisepala and F.sumatrana). One species (F.clementis) is excluded from Fissistigma as it belongs to Mitrella. An identification key to the species is included.

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I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Fissistigma

Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible.

Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.

Any comments/ corrections are welcome.


Pl. go through ‎‎Fissistigma page (‎‎Annonaceae) with images of species in efloraofindia (done by me).

If you find any mis-identification, pl. let us know.

If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), it will be really nice. Also, if anybody is interested to take up the activity of inserting images on efloraofindia pages from efloraofindia posts, pl. let us know.

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