Sabia campanulata Wall., Fl. Ind., ed. 1820 2: 311–312 1824. (syn: Sabia leptandra Hook. fil. & Thoms.);

S-Tibet, Nepal, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir (Poonch, Kashmir), N-India (Darjeeling, Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Assam), Bhutan, Myanmar [Burma] (widespread) as per Catalogue of Life;

Trees, up to 30 m tall, evergreen; bark grey; young branches sparsely pubescent.  Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; petiole ca. 6-10 mm, base enlarged; lamina ca. 4-15 x 2-6 cm, narrowly obovate-elliptic, obovate-lanceolate, or oblanceolate, attenuate at base, cuspidate to caudate at apex, margin sparsely spinose-serrate from middle to apex, coriaceous, sparsely pubescent abaxially and crinite at vein axils; secondary nerves 6-10 pairs, ascending to margin. Inflorescences in terminal or axillary panicle ca.4-10 cm, narrow, branched, yellowish pubescent; bracts lanceolate, pubescent; Flowers ca. 3-4 mm in diam., subsessile; sepals 5, ca. 2-2.3 mm in diam., suborbicular, ciliate; petals white or pale yellow: 3 outer ones suborbicular, ca. 2-2.5 mm in diam.; 2 inner ones equal to fertile stamens, bifid; lobes ovate, ciliate; fertile stamens ca. 2 mm; pistil ca. 2-2.5 mm; ovary glabrous; style equal to ovary or slightly longer; disk cup-shaped, 5-toothed. Drupe ca. 0.35-0.5 cm in diam.; subglobose, compressed, endocarp compressed-globose, with coarse, scattered netlike strips, midrib prominent.

Humid forests, open forests, hill slopes
India: Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, China and Taiwan
(Attributions- French Institute of Pondicherry from India Biodiversity Portal)




ID Requested AT JUNE 2017/01 : 11 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Kindly identify
Perennial Climber
Kufri, Shimla (H.P.)
April 2017

Holboellia coriacea. Not sure of the specific epithet.

Thank you, sir, for your reply.
If it is Holboellia coriacea, I wonder, how Col. Collett missed it in FLORA SIMLENSIS?
Leaves are not matching in both the cases. I’ll check it again in July and will report back.

Pl. also check for some Thottea species as looks similar to images at Thottea siliquosa & Thottea dalzellii

5 prishth loved are clearly visible in my photographs. But only 3 visible in Thottea.

Thanks, …  I think something auto corrected in your reply.

I am not getting any images of Sabia campanulata subsp. campanulata on net.

I have confirm it from Flora Simlensis.
It 100% Sabia companulata Wall.




Sabia campanulata AT JUNE 2019/01 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)- around 900 kb each.
Sabia campanulata Wall.

Kufri, Shimla (H.P.)

April 2017

Species description at Flora Simlensis

Sending again with higher resolution.




SK1925 18 May 2019 : 14 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (10) – around 700 kb each.

Location: Phulchoki, Lalitpur, Nepal
Altitude: 2591 m.
Date: 8 May 2019
Habit : Wild

Reminds me a bit of Holboellia but I might be wrong

Does not look like …!

I had posted the same plant two years ago.

Sabia campanulata Wall. ??

Thank you …! Sabia campanulata Wall.



Sabia purpurea Hook.f. & Thomson : 21 posts by 2 authors. 6 images- 6 to 7 mb each.

Location: Phulchoki, Lalitpur, Nepal
Date: 20 June  2020

Altitude: 2202 m.

Habitat : Wild

I guess more close to Sabia campanulata Wall.!

Yes, … I confused buds for fruits in some of the images.

Do we take it as Sabia campanulata Wall. ??





Location: Latha Bhanjyang, Phulchoki, Lalitpur, Nepal

Date: 20 June  2020

Altitude: 2128 m.

Habitat : Wild 
7 images- 6 to 7 mb each.

I guess more close to Sabia campanulata Wall.!

UNID Plants on Dzongri Trek: N. Sikkim, Climber : Attachments (1).  3 posts by 2 authors.
Pls ID this climberStem slender, 3-5 m long. Flowers 1 cm. Found in April at Bakhim at 3000 m elevation.

Sabia campanulata Wall. ??

Thanks, … Yes, you are right as per images and details at Sabia campanulata Wall.

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