Sarcochlamys pulcherrima Gaudich., Voy. Bonite, Bot. , pl. 89 1829. (syn: Sphaerotylos medogensis C.J. Chen; Urtica pulcherrima Roxb.);
E. Himalaya to China (NW. Yunnan) and Indo-China: Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Thailand, Tibet as per POWO;
SE-Tibet, China (NW-Yunnan), Malaysia, Bhutan, NE-India (Assam), Thailand, Myanmar [Burma] (Chin, Kachin, Sagaing, Yangon), Sikkim, Darjeeling as per Catalogue of Life;
Common name: Dogal Tree • Assamese: Adung-umra, Mesaki, Mech • Bengali: Murichia, Brihota, Jogaliya shak • Garo: Mechaki, Dogal • Khasi: Khajathshear • Mishing: Ombe, Ambe • Mizo: Lehngo-chi-khat


Melastomaceae ? : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)

Location Rajnagar Kumarghat Unakoti district Tripura
Please identify

Appears to be an Urticaceae. Pl. Check the spelling.

Please check Sarcochlymas pulcherrima

I think this is Sarcochlamys pulcherrima Gaudich.



Shrub for Id from Arunachal Pradesh:: NS December 01 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)
Please suggest/confirm the id of this shrub recorded from near Tippi, Arunachal Pradesh in June 2017..
My opinion is Sarcochlamys pulcherrima Gaudich
We have only one submission on eFI prior to this..

Thanks …, I had consulted the same page..and also this


Urticaceae for identification?: Mixed thread: 2 very high res. images.

Help me identify this Urticaceae member
Photographed in West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh on 21 ‎June ‎2017.
The forest type is Tropical at an elevation above 300 m

Boehmeria or Debregeasia ??

It’s Sarcochlamys pulcherrima 

Synonym… Urtica pulcherrima

Yes it is the right name.