Debregeasia dentata Hook. fil., Fl. Brit. India 5: 591 1888. (syn: Debregeasia squamata f. etuberculata C. M. Wilmot-Dear; Morocarpus dentatus (Hook. fil.) Kuntze);
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Assam to Indo-China: Assam, Bangladesh, Vietnam as per POWO;
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Plants for ID…: Mixed thread: 7 correct images as above.
I have collected this plant from Narcondam Island near water source
area. Its look like Oreocnide Miq. need species identification. Please
find the attached photos for ID.


Boehmeria sp. ??


Was it a herb or shrub ? When was it clicked ?

On checking distribution in POWO, it does not match with the only species distributed in Andamans i.e. Oreocnide integrifolia
Also does not match with comparative images at Boehmeria
I checked species of Debregeasia, likely to be found in Andamans from distribution shown in POWO.

Debregeasia squamata though not shown in distribution as per POWO but likely, also specimens look different as per GBIF and as per
Qsbg
https://garden.org/plants/photo/355557/

Debregeasia wallichiana is shown in distribution as per POWO, but specimens look different as per GBIF– specimen 1 and specimen 2 and as per

Qsbg

Debregeasia dentata though not shown in distribution as per POWO but likely, and specimens look close as per GBIF – specimen 1 and specimen 2 and as per
http://bnh-flora.gov.bd/species-description/?id=838


I guess it matches … ! UTP


No. does not match with Debregeasia wallichiana


 

 


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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life (Debregeasia squamata f. etuberculata C. M. Wilmot-Dear) The Plant List Ver.1.1  IPNI  GBIF – specimen 1 and specimen 2 (High resolution specimens) Flora of peninsular India  India Biodiversity Portal  Bnh

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