SE. China to Vietnam, Taiwan as per WCSP;
China Southeast; Hainan; Taiwan; Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;

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SK1426 10 Sep 2018 : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7)- around 600 kb each. 

Location: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong 
Date: 12 August 2018
Elevation: 1300 ft.
Habit : Wild
Mussaenda pubescens Dryand.  ??

Yes sir this should be Mussaenda pubescens


Thanks, …
There seems to be some confusion w.r.t. the author citation as below:
Catalogue of Life (Mussaenda pubescens Dryand.)
The Plant List Ver.1.1 (Mussaenda pubescens Dryand.)  
WCSP (Mussaenda pubescens Dryand.)  
Flora of China (Mussaenda pubescens W. T. Aiton) 
Hong Kong Herbarium-HK Plant Database (Mussaenda pubescens W. T. Aiton) 
There is no mention of Mussaenda pubescens W. T. Aiton in either the The Plant List, WCSP or Catalogue of Life.
However, synonyms given in Flora of China (Mussaenda pubescens W. T. Aiton) are the same as in Catalogue of Life (Mussaenda pubescens Dryand.), The Plant List Ver.1.1 (Mussaenda pubescens Dryand.) & WCSP (Mussaenda pubescens Dryand.)  
To further compound the problem, images in Hong Kong Herbarium-HK Plant Database (Mussaenda pubescens W. T. Aiton) match with the posted plant as in Encyclopedia of Life (Mussaenda pubescens Dryand.)  and GBIF (Mussaenda pubescens Dryand.) also. But illustration given in Flora of China (Mussaenda pubescens W. T. Aiton) appears different.

The name Mussaenda pubescens W. T. Aiton should be correct which is same as Mussaenda pubescens Ait.f. because they follow it on IPNI.


Thanks, … WCSP says Mussaenda pubescens Dryand. in W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 1: 372 (1810).
While IPNI gives Mussaenda pubescens W.T.Aiton — Hort. Kew., ed. 2 [W.T. Aiton] 2: 372. 1810 (IK)
Which one to follow ?


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SK1603 26 Nov 2018 : 10 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7)- around 600 kb each. 

Location: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong 
Date: 2 November 2018
Elevation: 1300 ft.
Habit : Wild


This should be Mussaenda pubescens


Thank you …! Mussaenda pubescens Ait. f.
Does the last two flowering bud images belong to the same sp?

Last two images may be of something else.


OK. It could be. It was together so I thought of the same plant.

References:

Catalogue of Life (Mussaenda pubescens Dryand.) The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  Flora of China (Mussaenda pubescens W. T. Aiton)  Encyclopedia of Life (Specimen)  Hong Kong Herbarium-HK Plant Database (Mussaenda pubescens W. T. Aiton) Flowers of Mussaenda pubescens illustrating sex organ placement and floral tube hairs

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