Lysimachia deltoidea Wight, Ill. Ind. Bot. 2: 137, pl. 144 1850. (syn: Lysimachia ferruginea Edgew.; Lysimachia grisea Knuth; Lysimachia japonica Thw.; Lysimachia metziana Hohen. ex Hook. fil.; Lysimachia metziana Hohen. ex Knuth; Lysimachia umbrosa Gardn. ex Thw.);
NE-India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin, Sagaing), Bhutan, Assam,
Darjeeling, Nepal
as per Catalogue of Life;


Wight Ill. ii. 137, t. 144 ; hirsute, procumbent, branches ascending, leaves ovate or broadly oblong obtuse or acute, peduncles solitary or 2-nate about as long as the leaves, sepals lanceolate villous shorter than the corolla, filaments united at the base by a very narrow membrane, ovary glabrous. Klatt, die Gatt. Lysim, t. 19. L. Metziana, Hohen. Pl. Exsicc. Ind. Or. No. 1443, 1444.

Nilgherry and Pulney Mts., Wight, &c.
Much branched from the base ; branches rooting below, terete. Leaves often 3-nate, 3/4-1.1/2 in., more or less hairy on both surfaces. Peduncles usually decurved in fruit. Corolla yellow, 2/3 in. diam., segments obovate, gland-dotted. Capsule bursting by valves, shorter than the corolla.
(from The Flora of British India (1882) from IBIS Flora)

SK14JUN21-2016:ID : 12 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)

Enclosing some pictures for ID.
Location : Nagarkot, Nepal
Altitude : 6000 ft
Date: 15 August 2015


Can be check for species of Lysimachia (family Primulaceae).
Probably L. alternifolia.


L. punctata ??


Does not seem to match either with images of Lysimachia alternifolia or L. punctata


Could it be one of the L. japonica or deltoidea ??


Thanks, …, for tentative Ids.
I think matches with images at Lysimachia japonica & at the following:
Also appears close to L. deltoidea as per http://www.cfh.ac.cn/BioBook/SCList/1/452.html
Pl. check & decide.


My inclination is more towards L. deltoidea


Me too ! Think so !


I guess it is L. deltoidea.

http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=110&taxon_id=200017005


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I guess these new images would confirm the ID Lysimachia deltoidea Wight after waiting for 2 years.

Same location on 20 June 2017
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Lysimachia deltoidea Wight : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)- around 600 kb each. 
Location: Phedi, Nagarkot, Nepal  
Date: 11 June 2018
Altitude: 5600 ft.
Habit : Wild 

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