Byttneria pilosa Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 381 1824. (syn: Ayenia indica Christenh. & Byng; Byttneria elegans Ridl.; Byttneria velutina Wall.; Chaetaea pilosa (Roxb.) Adelb.; Commersonia pilosa G. Don);
China (Yunnan), Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Java, India, Myanmar [Burma], peninsular Malaysia (Perak, Pahang), India (Darjeeling, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur), Sikkim, Bangladesh as per Catalogue of Life;
Are these Byttneria pilosa Roxb, ? Please identify. I snapped these at Doldoli Reserved forest, Karbi Anglong (Assam) : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
It’s not B. pilosa, if you sure it’s Bytteneria, check with B. andamanensis,
Might be you’re right …, I was little bit confused
Thanks, …, for validation.
I was also confused by the hairiness of the petiole and pedicles depicted in FOC illustration.
But it is OK as per close scrutiny of low resolution images and GBIF– specimens 1 and specimen 2, from the nearby areas.
Altitude : ca.800 m
Date : 28-09-2017
Habit : Large climber
Habitat : Wild
3 images- 2 very high res.
Yes, you are right as per nomenclature in POWO.
Also goes well as per keys in BSI Flora of India.