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SK284DEC30-2016:ID : 10 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)

Location: Nagarkot, Nepal 
Altitude: 7000 ft.
Date: 28 December 2016

Any idea about the family ?

A member of Olacaceae, could be a species of Olax

Thank you …!

Only one Olax, Olax nana Wall. ex Benth. is listed in Nepal 

but did not find any image in Google for matching however 
another Olacaceae, Schoepfia fragrans Wall. seems 
matching. Please compare as per the links and advise

Pl. check at Googleweblight one, two and three

ID validation still pending. I guess it is matching but cannot
confirm by myself.
Additional images on 12 November 2017 of same plant!
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2 Years of waiting!!! Same plant today! Schoepfia fragrans Wall. Aroma like Jasmine flower.

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Schoepfia fragrans Wall. : 3 posts by 1 author. 3 images 6 to 7 mb each.
Location: Nagarkot, Bhaktapur
Date: 24 October 2019
Elevation: 2076m.
Habitat: Wild

Attachments (1) – 6 mb.

Attachments (1) – 6 mb.


MS Aug,2018/09 Tree for ID : 21 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2)
Location : Ailawng, Mizoram

Date : 04-08-2018
Habit : Small tree with scented flowers
Habitat : Wild
Mizo : Rah-var

Acronychia pendunculata (L.) Miq  or some other of Acronychia sp. ??

Looks different from images at Acronychia pedunculata 

Please check for Pittosporum sp.

i searched google for “plant called “Rah-var “in mizoram state”
got 4 results
top was this: and rest were about oil drilling etc

[PDF]Soer Mizoram 2016 – Forest, Mizoram – Government of Mizoram

May 31, 2016 – Mizoram was prepared in 2005 by Mizoram State Pollution Control Board. ….. List of Threatened Plant species as per Mizoram Biodiversity Board …… Such festivals are called Kut in Mizo language. Brief …… Hmui-pui(rah-var).”

 i go back to my original impression. dogbane??


good idea … leaf venation pattern seems different from strychnos. what do you think?

Do you have any other images?

Not yet sir.

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Fruits white or yellowish white when ripe.

To me also flower construction appear similar to images of Pittosporum species like Pittosporum dasycaulon
What are the species found in your area?

The following spp. are found in Mizoram : 1,Pittosporum napaulense, and 2, P. podocarpum.

I think it is Schoepfia fragrans

Fruit shape looks somewhat different from … images at

What are the species listed in your area?
As per details at Schoepfia, two species appear to be there.
Schoepfia griffithii Tieghem ex Steenis looks different as per details herein and as per GBIFspecimen.
So, it is most likely to be Schoepfia fragrans Wall.
Drupe yellow, ± globose as per Flora of China.

Only Schoepfia fragrans is found in Mizoram

Fruit looks more rounded!

Drupe yellow, ± globose as per Flora of China.


MS, Nov.,2023/09 Tree for id: 2 images.
Location : Reiek tlang, Mizoram

Altitude : ca.1,380 m
Habit : Small tree
Habitat : Wild

Schoepfia fragrans Wall. ??

Yes, appears close as per images at


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