Phlogacanthus pubinervius T. Anderson, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9: 508 1867. (syn: Aeschynanthus dunnii H. Lév.; Lonicera menelii H. Lév.);
China (Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi), India (E-Himalaya, Darjeeling, NE-India), Sikkim, Myanmar [Burma] (Chin, Mandalay, Shan), Bhutan, Nepal as per Catalogue of Life;
Shrub up to 6m, much branched and spreading.Stems grey, puberulent. Leaves broadly elliptic, 4-13 x 2-8cm, acute at both ends, glabrous except for pubescent veins; petiole 0.5-3cm. Flowers in small, subsessile, axillary cymes c 2-3cm. Bracts minute, c 1mm. Calyx 5-8mm, thinly hairy except for conspicuous grey-pubescent margins of lobes. Corolla orange-yellow, strongly curved, shortly pubescent, c 15mm, 7-8mm wide at mouth; tube inflated from base; upper lip longer than lower. Anthers c 3mm, exserted. Capsule c 3cm.
Scattered in subtropical forest and scrub
(Attributions- A.J.C. GRIERSON & D.G. LONG. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE and RGOB. 2001 from Bhutan biodiversity portal)
Addition of Phlogacanthus pubinervius T. Anders. (Acanthaceae) to EFI website : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)
Kindly find photographs of Phlogacanthus pubinervius T. Anders. (Acanthaceae) for addition to the website
Beautiful pics …, please also add place of collection for the database..
Superb upload & photographs depicting all plant parts in detail.
To me looks different as per the following high resolution images/ illustrations:
You are correct about some of the images. However if check the eflora image and some herbarium sheets in gbif, they seem to match.
Thanks, … We do not have any images of Phlogacanthus pubinervius in efi so far.
MS Feb, 2018/08 Phlogacanthus sp. for ID : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Location : Saitual, Mizoram
Date : 23-02-2018
Habit : Shrub
Habitat : Cultivated as a hedge plants
Note : The flowers are sucked by children & birds.
It is Phlogacanthus thyrsiformis
I do not think matches with images at Phlogacanthus thyrsiformis (Roxb. ex Hardw.) Mabb. as inflorescence is axillary in your plant.
Pl. check with images at Phlogacanthus pubinervius T. Anderson
I think it’s P. pubinervius, but color of stem is different ?