Aeschynanthus acuminatus Wall. ex A.DC., Prodr. 9: 263 1845. (syn: Aeschynanthus acuminatus Wall. (ambiguous synonym); Aeschynanthus acuminatus var. chinensis (Gardner & Champion)
C.B. Clarke; Aeschynanthus chinensis Gardner & Champion; Trichosporum acuminatum (Wall. ex A. DC.) Kuntze (ambiguous synonym); Trichosporum acuminatum (Wall. ex A. DC.) Matsum. (ambiguous synonym));
Southern Asia as per Catalogue of Life;
Bhutan, China, N India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, N Vietnam as per Flora of China;
E. Himalaya (E. Nepal to Bhutan), Assam, Burma, Indo-China, China as per Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal;
Aeschynanthus species: Date- seeds collected 2008, plant flowering in November
Location- Laitknysew, ca 15 km SW of Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya,
Habitat- seeds from the Wild and photographed specimen grown indoor from those seeds.
Plant Habit- Epiphytic, stems about 30-40 cm long when flowering in pot
Leaves- see photo. Pale whitish-green underneath with darker midrib.
Inflorescence – flowers 2-4 together.
Flowers:Size- ca 2,5 cm, Colour: green-greenish orange
Fruits: Shape- long seedpod Size Seeds-tiny (like all other in genera)
Other Information: seeds collected by Swedish botanist
what a perfect example of protogynae.
Could it be A.acuminatus, which is distributed in China, Taiwan to some east himalyan states/countries.
Some links available on this species http://woodman-garden.blogspot.com/2010/02/blog-post_6018.html http://www.gesneriads.ca/aeschy38.htm
Id for Arunachal Pradesh plant on 27.10.17 : 5 posts by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Very likely to be a species of Aeschynanthus. Information on habit would help.
I think close to images at Aeschynanthus acuminatus Wall. ex A.DC.