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);
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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;
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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 GBIFspecimens 1 and specimen 2, from the nearby areas.

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MS,April,2022/34 Ayenia elegans ? for id.: 2 images.
Location : Darlawn, Mizoram

Altitude : ca.800 m
Date : 28-09-2017
Habit : Large climber
Habitat : Wild


What are the listed species?
May I request you to pl. post high res. images to check the details.
Appears close as per references at Byttneria pilosaPOWOGBIF specimen.



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.


 


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References:
Catalogue of Life  POWO (Ayenia elegans (Ridl.) ined.)  The Plant List Ver.1.1  GBIFspecimens 1  specimen 2 (High resolution specimens) Flora of China  FOC illustration  India Biodiversity Portal  Wikipedia  Plant illustrations

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