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
Pl. check with the link I have given you.

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.


SK 2919 13 July 2021: 4 images.
Location: Kathmandu, Central Nepal
Altitude: 14oom.
Date: 09 July 2021
Habit : Wild
Apocynaceae ??

Vincetoxicum belostemma (Benth.) Kuntze ??

Also check with images at SK763 28 SEP-2017:ID

Looks like same sp. I shall follow up form the flowering !


Tylophora wallichii (Wight) Hook.f.: 11 high res. images.

Location: Surkhet, West Nepal
Altitude:  438m.
Date: 28 August 2021
Habit : Wild


Tylophora wallichii (Wight) Hook.f.: 5 very high res. images.

Location: Palpa 
Altitude: 1300m.
Date: 31 August 2021 
Habit : Wild




POWO (Gongronema wallichii (Wight) Decne.)  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  World Flora Online  IPNI  GBIF (High resolution specimens) High resolution specimen  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  

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