Sabia lanceolata Colebr., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 12: 355, pl. 14, 181. (syn: Sabia kachinica L. Chen);
Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin, Sagaing), Bhutan, N-India (Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya) as per Catalogue of Life;

Evergreen. Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, 5-18 x (1.5-)2.5-6cm, shortly acuminate, base rounded or cuneate, glabrous or sparsely pubescent beneath, veins (5-)7 – 12 pairs. Cymes solitary axillary or arranged in panicles up to 7cm. Sepals oblong-ovate, 0.75-2 x 0.7-1.5mm. Petals greenish white, oblong, 4-6 x 1.5-2.25mm ± acute. Stamens 1.5-2.5mm. Styles 0.5-1mm. Fruit obovoid, 10-15 x 7-10mm, ± compressed, yellowish crimson at first, bluish when ripe.

Subtropical forest.
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1991 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)




ID_Climber 002; 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)

I have photographed this climber growing along a perennial stream. Plz help me to identify this sp.
Date/Time- 30/10/2010- 11:30 AM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-  Kokrajhar, Assam, Alt 90m
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild Type
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Climber (Growing in the marshy habitat)
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 11-14.5x 4.5-7cm
Inflorescence Type/ Size- 10-15cm
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- Green (Yellowish green)

Could it be an Aspidopterys?? 

Please check Sabia lanceolata.

Thanks, …, for the id as Sabia lanceolata

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