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Fwd: [efloraofindia:187875] Climber ID from Bangladesh SM11 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).

Habit: Climber (not spiny)

Habitat: Climbing  on the plants of scrub jungle of a village

Flowering: May, flower whitish

Location: Tatulia, Panchagar Far north of Bangladesh

The one with flowers seems to be Cryptolepis elegans Wall. ex G.Don = Cryptolepis sinensis (Lour.) Merr.

The one with stout prickly stem is Smilax sp.

Thanks. It is very rare in Bangladesh 

I agree with … ids 

ID request : 4 posts by 3 authors.

DATE: 11.05.15

This is possibly Cryptolepis sinensis (Lour.) Merr., once we had from …

Thanks for your time and cooperation..




Fwd: Climber DR1 : 5 posts by 1 author. Attachments (6)

Location Rajnagar Kumarghat Unakoti district Tripura\r\nSir\r\nKindly identify this

Pl. check comparative images at Apocynaceae

I suspect this to be Ichnocarpus frutescens 

I do not think matches with images at Ichnocarpus frutescens
Pl. check with images at Cryptolepis sinensis (Lour.) Merr. & the following: