Tylophora wallichii (Wight) Hook. fil., Fl. Brit. India 4(10): 45 1883. (syn: Gymnema wallichii Wight);
India (C-Himalaya), Nepal as per Catalogue of life;



SK 2128 18 August 2019 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (12)- around 600 kb each.

Location: Sundarijal, Kathmandu
Date: 30 July  2019
Elevation: 1577 m.
Habit : Wild 
Tylophora or some other ?

Thanks, … Yes, appears so.

In did check all possibles but could not conclude!

Looks different from Belostemma hirsutum Wallich ex Wight as per FOC illustration
However, appears close to Tylophora wallichii as per High resolution specimens at GBIFone, two, three
Pl. check, but I am not sure.

It could be … but no proper image in the Net for cross verification.


SK763 28 SEP-2017:ID : 11 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (8)

Location: Peace Pagoda, Pokhara, Nepal 

Date : 11 August 2017
Altitude : 3700 ft.

Pl. check comparative images at Apocyanaceae page in efi site.

I think some  /species/a—l/a/apocynaceae/cynanchum species. 

Not found in Nepal as per

Vincetoxicum hirundinaria Medik.  ??

I think does not matches with images at Vincetoxicum hirundinaria
I still think it may be some /species/a—l/a/apocynaceae/cynanchum species

Marsdenia tinctoria R.Br. ??

Inflorescence of Marsdenia tinctoria R.Br. looks some what different as per

OK …!

Was it cultivated ?

I tried many permutations and combinations based on keys from Flora of Bhutan, but failed to get the id.

I am not sure if it is cultivated or wild but I feel it should be wild!

Marsdenia lucida Edgew. ex Madden ??

No looks different as per GBIF and
Book link (purple bloom)

Yes, does not match !

I finally got it. It is Tylophora wallichii

Thank you …! Only slight difference in leaf shape.

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