Actinodaphne sikkimensis Meisn., Prodr. 15(1): 213 1864. (syn: Jozoste sikkimensis Kuntze);
Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar [Burma] (Chin, Kachin, Sagaing), NE-India (Manipur),
as per Catalogue of Life;

Small tree to 6m. Leaves membranous, lanceolate, 10-14 x 2-4cm, finely acuminate, base cuneate, glabrous, pale and not reticulate beneath; lateral veins slender, 8-11 pairs, not very prominent beneath; petioles 8-10mm. Flowers in cmall subsessile clusters c 1cm diameter, perianth sehments c 3mm. Fruit ellipsoid, c 13 x 7mm, borne on small entire perianth cup c 2mm across, fruiting pedicels 6-8mm.

Fl. November-February
Warm broad-leaved forests.
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1984 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)


SK1225 23 JUNE 2018 : 18 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (7)- around 600 kb each. 

Location:  Sakiyong Khasmahal, Pedong Reshi Rd, India
Date: 16 May 2018
Altitude: 5550 ft.
Habit : Wild
Lauraceae family??

Looks Machilus duthiei

I guess not matching to fruit  shape and size according to efloras.
Fruit globose, up to 3 cm in diameter in often elongate, drooping panicles with thickened pedicels, sometimes tinged with red, at maturity black, fleshy. 

Yes. Litsea or Lindera!

Try with suggestions of … in efi site with comparative images.

Please check the following: 

Actinodaphne sikkimensis Meisn. in DC., Prodr. 15(1): 213. 1864; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 147. 1887; D.G.Long in Grierson & D.G.Long, Fl. Bhutan 1(2): 281. 1984.
Nep.: Rudilo, Sik siki, Phurke sikki.

I arrived at this conclusion after seeing all genera and species recorded from that area. The inflorescence type is unusual and the same was noted by JD Hooker. Flora Bhutan recognized this species. Flora of India publication by Gangopadhyay is awaited.

Thank you for the ID however not much ref and images found in the web to tally. Found some description which is submitted herewith.
7. Tertiary veins scalariform or reticulate-scalariform; leaves verticillate or subverticillate ………. 8
8. Fruit ellipsoid ……………………………………………………………… 10. A. sikkimensis
10. Actinodaphne sikkimensis Meisn. in DC., Prodr. 15(1): 213. 1864. Type: not located. Fig. 2 F–H. Small to medium-sized tree, 6–20 m high, dbh 20–30 cm. Twigs slender, juvenile shoot pubescent. Bark grey to brown, cracking, inner bark yellowish brown. Terminal buds perulate with imbricate scales, elliptic-oblanceolate, 0.8–1 cm long, velutinous. Leaves subverticillate of 4–6 leaves; blade lanceolate-elliptic, 10–14 by 2–4 cm; apex acuminate to caudate; base cuneate; margin entire; chartaceous, greenish and almost shining above, velutinous when young, glabrous on both surfaces sometimes puberulous beneath when mature, glaucous beneath; midrib sunken above, raised beneath, puberulous on both surfaces, secondary veins 8–12 pairs, at an angle of 30º–50º from the midrib, raised on both surfaces, arching and looping near margin, tertiary veins reticulate-scalariform, slightly distinct above, distinct beneath. Petiole slender, 0.5–1 cm long, puberulous. InÀ orescences fasiculate, 0.6–1.2 cm in diam., axillary or borne along twigs between whorls of leaves. Staminate À ower: pedicels 3 mm long, velutinous; perianth lobes ellipticoblong, 3–3.2 by 1–1.2 mm, glabrous inside, velutinous outside, stamens 9 (–10), anther oblong, 2 mm long, ¿ lament 4 mm long, villous. Pistillate À ower: pedicels 3 mm long, velutinous; perianth lobes elliptic-oblong, 3–3.2 by 1–1.2 mm, glabrous inside, velutinous outside; ovary ovoid, ca. 1 by 1 mm, glabrous, style slender, 0.5–1 mm long, glabrous, stigma peltate; staminodes 9 (–10), 3-lobed, 2 mm long, glabrous. Infructescences each bearing 1–5 fruits. Fruit ellipsoid, 7–8 mm in diam.; apex apiculate; young fruits green, mature fruits red, drying black; mature perianth tube shallowly cupshaped, 7–8 mm in diam., glabrous on both sides; pedicels thick, 0.7–1.5 cm long, puberulous.
Thailand.— NORTHERN: Nan (Doi Phuka National Park), Phitsanulok (Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park); NORTHEASTERN: Loei (Phu Luang Wildlife Santuary, Phu Kra Dueng National Park). Distribution.— India (Sikkim). Ecology.— Lower montane forest, near streamside, alt. 1,000–1,400 m; À owering: November-January; fruiting: March-July. Vernacular.— Tong Lat Sikkim (°Š ¨µ­·„…·¤). Specimens examined.— L.B., E.C. Abbe & T. Smitinand 9428 (BKF, K); P. Srisanga et al. 2278 (QBG); M. Tanaros 7 (BKF),18 (BKF), 20 (BKF), 31 (BKF).
Did not find any source to verify the Nepali names.

I think the description is more or less conforming with A. sikkimensis. I have seen the images of the type specimens in Kew. The identification seems to be okay. 
The Nepali names which I provided here are taken from Flora of Bhutan. In case you do not have this, please procure all volumes. This will be very useful for your studies.
When I go to CAL Herbarium, I will try to look at the specimens available there, if any.





SK1228 24 JUNE 2018 : 11 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (7)- around 600 kb each. 

Location:  Sakiyong Khasmahal, Pedong Reshi Rd, India
Date: 16 May 2018
Altitude: 5550 ft.
Habit : Wild
Lauraceae family??

Pl. check comparative images at 


Yes I checked but did not fine  any match. 

Sir i think litsea mysorernsis ? Definitely litsea sp.

I guess it is not matching as drupe shape looks different, cup

is absent beneath the drupe and leaf pattern are also looks different.

Looks like Litsea species.

Pl. check comparative images at Litsea

I checked all possible links and Lauraceae in efloranepal but I could match.

Actinodaphne sikkimensis Meisn.

Thank you …, I am saving your images for future reference. 

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