Nepal to China (S. Yunnan) (as per WCSP)

This species is distributed throughout China, Indo-China and the Indian Subcontinent.

Native: Bhutan; China (Yunnan); India; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand; Viet Nam
Mostly found on upper deciduous or evergreen forest on limestone hills. Often associated with pine, oak and dipterocarp.
Citation: Thacker, H. 2013. Disporum calcaratum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T44392222A44399067. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-2.RLTS.T44392222A44399067.en. Downloaded on 12 May 2016.


SK1098 22 APR-2018 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (9)

Location:  Godawari, Nepal  
Date: 18 April 2018
Altitude: 5000 ft.
Habit: Wild
Disporum cantoniense (Lour.) Merr.??

I find it closer to Disporum calcaratum D.Don rather than Disporum cantoniense (Lour.) Merr. as per images herein.

Maybe if the spurs elongate I would agree that it is D. calcaratum. It is definitely not D. cantoniense. Is the plant evergreen?



References: The Plant List Ver.1.1   WCSP  IPNI  e-monocot  Flora of China  FOC illustration  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  JSTOR  (Type Specimen) India Biodiversity Portal (Observation)  IUCN Red List (LC)

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