Berchemia floribunda (Wall.) Brongn. in Ann. Sci. Nat. Ser. (10): 357. t. 13. 1826 (syn: Ziziphus floribunda Wall.; Berchemia floribunda var. megalophylla C.K.Schneid.; Berchemia giraldiana C.K.Schneid.; Berchemia kunitakei Uyeki; Berchemia laxa Wall.; Berchemia lineata (Roem. & Schult.) Benth.; Oenoplea lineata Roem. & Schult.; Ziziphus floribunda Wall.; Ziziphus poiretiana D.Dietr.); 
China (Shanxi, Shaanxi, Gansu, Henan, Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian,
Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Hubei, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan), Tibet, South Korea,
India (Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Assam), Nepal, Bhutan,
Vietnam, Myanmar [Burma] (Chin, Kachin, Mandalay, Shan), Jammu & Kashmir
as per Catalogue of Life;
Tropical Himalayas, Pakistan, Bangla Desh, Sikkim and Khasia Mts. (from Flora of Pakistan


This woody climber was photographed near Naini Tal in September 2013.
Berchemia floribunda (Wall.) Brongn.
New genus for our database eFI, need a new page.

very nice pictures, … May I ask … to tell us what is the beautiful insect?

Thanks … for a new taxon, the insect as I see resembles with Red cotton bug..

This is Largidae, genus Physopelta perhaps Physopelta gutta gutta but not sure. A type of Bordered Leaf Bug.

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