Maesa argentea ?;  

This white flowered uncommon shrub was shot near Jeolikot in Uttarakhand (1200m) and identified as Maesa montana. Validation is requested.

This could be Measa argentea.
This species is sometime found in between 800-2500 m along the slopes or may be near to the streams.



SK243DEC16-2016:ID : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)
Location: Nuwakot , Nepal
Altitude:  3200 ft.
Date: 25 April 2015

Some Maesa sp to me.
Maesa in eFI.

Yes Maesa sp., this shrub is quite common in Pithroragarh district.

Looks like Maesa argentea (Wall.) A. DC. (accepted name) but altitude 

is not matching.
Please validate.

SK1552 09 Nov 2018 : 8 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (9)- around 500 kb each. 

Location: Okharpauwa, Nuwakot, Nepal
Altitude:  5500 ft.
Date: 13 September 2018
Habit : Wild
Maesa montana A. DC. ??

Why POWO not snowing distribution in Nepal ??

Any comment on this ?  

Flora of China also does not its distribution in Nepal as 

Checklist of Nepal in its present status can not be much relied upon.  

Pl. check comparative images at Maesa

Pl. check Maesa argentea (Wall.) A. DC. as per comparative images at Maesa
To me appears close.

I checked  but found it close to my guess. FoC says “lateral veins 8-12 on each side of midrib