Elatostema parvum (Blume) Blume ex Miq., Syst. Verz. 102 1855. (syn: Elatostema backeri H. E. Schröter; Elatostema backeri var. villosulum W. T. Wang; Elatostema merrillii C. B. Rob.; Elatostema minutum Hayata; Elatostema reptans Hook. fil.; Elatostema stracheyanum Wedd.; Pellionia esquirolii H. Lév.; Procris parva Bl.);
China (N-Guangdong, NW-Guangxi, SW-Guizhou, S-Sichuan, S-Yunnan), Taiwan, India, Darjeeling, Bhutan, Nepal, Philippines (Luzon), Sikkim, Bangladesh as per Catalogue of Life;


SK1996 12 June 2019 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)- around 850 kb each.

Location: Godawari, Lalitpur,, Nepal
Altitude: 1698 m.
Date: 04 June 2019
Habit : Wild
Elastotema ?? Please note that the stem is hairy.

Appears close to your post at SK1167 02 JUNE 2018
Pl. check.

This is certainly different from Elatostema lineolatum.
I tried to go through the keys in flora of Bhutan, but could not find a match.
Small leaves/ bracts seen opposite normal leaves should be diagnostic

This is Elatostema parvum.

Syn : Elatostema stracheyanum Wedd.


SK 2829 06 November 2020 : 8 posts by 2 authors. 6 images- 3 to 7 mb each.
Location: Kathmandu Valley
Date:  October 2020 
Elevation: 1500m.
Habitat  : Wild
Elatostema …???

To me appears closer to Elatostema parvum (Blume) Blume ex Miq. as per comparative images at Elatostema 

Elatostema parvum

Elatostema parvum (Blume) Blume ex Miq
Syn: Elatostema stracheyanum Wedd. (Nepal context)


SK 3834 06 August 2023: 5 high res. images.

Location: Godawari- Phulchoki, Lalitpur, Nepal 
Date: 08 July  2023
Elevation: 1500 m.
Habit : Wild
Elatostema parvum (Blume) Miq. ?

Yes, appears close to images at



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