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


For Identification: 3 high res. images.
Please identify this specimen
Tripura, Northeast India

Pl. check Knema.

I think looks different form images at
Also could not find a match as per comparative images at

Yes Sir, I too check it but couldn’t able to identify.

Do you have any other images?
Pl. also give other details.

Sir, This plant was found on the side of a waterfall in hilly areas of forest. 
The branches of this plant spread towards another plant. Maybe Straggling shrub or climber.
Corolla twisted, petals -6 No of Stamen-5
4 images.

I tried but was unable to reach anywhere.

What about Sabia campanulata Wall. ?

It is a species of Sabia

Sabia lanceolata Sabiaceae

Yes, apepars close as per images at

Can it be some Sabiaceae?
Kindly check the species available in your area..

Yes, it has been identified as Sabia lanceolata Sabiaceae



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