Cissampelopsis buimalia (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) C. Jeffrey & Y.L. Chen, 348 1984. (Syn: Cacalia volubilis Buch.-Ham ex DC.; Senecio buimalia Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don; Senecio scandens Wall.);
India (C- & E-Himalaya, NE-India, Sikkim, Mizoram), Bhutan, Nepal, China (Yunnan) as per Catalogue of Life;

Stems up to 5m, becoming woody. Leaves sometimes quite angular, 5-12 x 3.5-8cm, acuminate, glabrescent above, greyish or brownish arachnoid beneath, margins remotely denticulate, usually obscurely sinuate; petioles 2.5-5cm, arachnoid. Involucres 5mm in diameter; phyllaries c 8, ± oblong, 7-9mm, (sub)acute, densely araneous. Ray flowers 5, ligule 6-8 x 1.5-2mm, tube c 5mm. Disc flowers 14-16; corolla 9.3-11mm, including teeth c 2mm. Style branch apices fringed with short papillae, apical tuft absent. Achenes c 4mm, glabrous; pappus 8-10mm.
Flowering in November and December in C Nepal
(Attributions- A.J.C Grierson & D.G.Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RGoB and RBGE. 2001 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)


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Location: Chautara, Nepal  
Date: 16 December 2017
Altitude: 5600 ft.

Pl. check 

Senecio kumaonensis Jeffrey & S.C.Chen ??

Thanks, …,  Pl. check with the description at

Attachment I had enclosed is identical description.

By then way I realize now that it is not matching because of nature of plant which is twining in this case and elevation as well. I guess it could be some other sp.

Senecio buimalia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don ??
Could not find description of the plant and flowering season.

To me also appear close to Senecio buimalia as per high resolution specimens one, two, three, GBIF 

Thank you …! Senecio buimalia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don 

Accepted name in all links : Cissampelopsis buimalia (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) C.Jeffrey & Y.L.Chen


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