Images by Aarti Khale – identified by Divya Umesh, (inserted  by Bhagyashri Ranade)



Distribution: Assam to China (S. Yunnan) and N. Indo-China (WCSP); 

Ornamental Tree For ID : California : 05NOV14 : AK-15 : 16 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2)

Ornamental tree seen in the premises of a  multi story complex in Los Angeles on 3rd Oct,14.

Seem to be Schefflera Species.

seems to be Schefflera polybotrya

but i would like to see the leaves’ edges a little better details

sep. fotos or pl crop your original pixel pic to show the leaf edges… 

Here are the cropped pictures.
Hope the are helpful. Attachments (3)

the edges of the confirm it its NOT S. polybotrya.
Most likely a cultivar of Schefflera arboricola. the leaf margins help exclude the polybotrya
and the flowers exclude the actinophylla.. 

Salutes … for your amazing knowledge.

I may be able to confirm only after I reach Delhi. I am in Jammu right now attending a marriage and now an engagement. I will be back on 11th.

Can it be some species of Schefflera ?

I think it looks more like Schefflera pueckleri

Thanks for the id. Will wait for validation.

On searching, flowers in my picture do match with your suggested id. Thanks once again.

S. pueckleri is known to be available from some growers in california and inaustrallia, and owned by some, but  i cant be 100% sure of the id here in this case. 
But i wont argue either … not enough data.
Lets see what … thinks



SK704 06 AUG-2017:ID : 12 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)

Location: Godawari, Nepal
Altitude: 5000 ft.

Date: 22 June 2017

I think any Schefflera sp.  

Pl. check comparative images in efi site at genus page. 

Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) Harms ??? 

But not listed in Nepal. Could be introduced !

Does not matches with images of Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) Harms
Pl. check with images at Schefflera pueckleri (K. Koch) Frodin ?

It could be matching but could be introduced !




SK1355 06 AUG 2018 : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (8) – around 400 kb each.
Location: Nagarkot, Nepal
Altitude : 6000 ft.
Date: 18 July 2018
Habit : Cultivated I guess.
Schefflera..?? Which one.
Images from two different trees but guess same sp.

Comparative images available at 

Appears close to images at Schefflera pueckleri (K. Koch) Frodin ?

yes. almost to day …. SK had a case on 8 8 17. same flowers. same new fruits. ???same tree???

Thank you … I could be introduced in Nepal.




MS Sept.2018/17 Schefflera sp. for ID : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
Location : Ailawng, Mizoram

Altitude : 1,200 – 1,300 m.
Date : 13-09-2018
Habit : Epiphytic, scandent shrub ?
Habitat : Wild.
Note : Fruit not yet fully grown, about 2-3 cm dia.

Pl. check comparative images at 

Please check Tupidanthes sp also…

Schefflera pueckleri (= Tupidanthus calyptratus) ?

To me also appear close to images at Schefflera pueckleri (K. Koch) Frodin

Schefflera elliptica  ??

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