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.




Id for Arunachal Pradesh plant on 27.10.17 : 5 posts by 1 author. Attachments (2)

Identity requested?

Arunachal Pradesh

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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.
Pl. check.


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