Stemona tuberosa Lour., Fl. Cochinch. 404 1790. (syn: Roxburghia gloriosa Pers.; Roxburghia gloriosoides Roxb.; Roxburghia stemona Steud.; Roxburghia viridiflora Sm.; Stemona acuta C.H.Wright; Stemona gloriosa (Pers.) J.J.Sm.; Stemona gloriosoides Roxb.; Stemona gloriosoides Voigt; Stemona tuberosa var. tuberosa );
Trop. & Subtrop. Asia as per WCSP;
Assam; Bangladesh; Cambodia; China South-Central; China Southeast; Hainan;
India; Laos; Lesser Sunda Is.; Maluku; Myanmar; Philippines; Taiwan; Thailand;
Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;
ID please 270519 PG2 : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Sending some plant photographs for Identity,
These are climbing species of tropical forests.
Locality-Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh
Alt.- 100-800 msl
Disporum leucanthum H.Hara ??
I am doubtful about Disporum leucanthum as per
Also looks different from Stemona tuberosa
Please check Stemona tuberosa.
The odd branching habit of the inflorescence makes me think of a species of Chlorophytum. Does it have any basal leaves or possibly a distinctive root/rhizome structure? The flowers don’t look correct for Disporum.
May be Stemona tuberosa as suggested by … as per
I suppose that Stemona is correct. When I first looked up Stemona when this was sent earlier nothing that looked like it came up in a search.
Re: Green fruit : 7 posts by 5 authors. 4 correct images.
Rajnagar, Kumarghat, Tripura
Any idea about the family ?
This is a mixture! The leaves are of Tetrastigma. The fruits belong to some other.
I have no idea about its family but it is monocotyledon.
having the seeds was a good clue to being monocot and …, good id
Fwd: Climber from Pecharthal : 1 new image. 6 repeat images.
This plant was sent to you but identification could not be done.
I request you to kindly help me in this regard.
It was identified as Stemona tuberosa in your earlier thread by …
This plant is supposed to have roots above ground, almost like the Musli roots
see this picture. did you photograph the roots, … if you did, can you show them here, please
the leaf shape and venation is striking.
even in Roxburgh’s time it was noted by the illustrator
this is in his book W. Roxburgh, Plants of the coast of Coromandel, vol. 1: t. 32 (1795) [n.a.]
submission of Stemona tuberosa flower (mixed thread): 1 correct image as above.
submission of Stemona tuberosa flower
Stemona tuberosa Lour. Seen first time.
Stemona tuberosa images : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
I’m sending herewith images of Stemona tuberosa for your reference.
Name : Stemona tuberosa
Place : Lenchim
Habit : Climber with fasciculated roots
Habitat : Wild
Mizos : Sang
Date : 01-04-2012