Argyreia thomsonii (C. B. Cl.) Craib, Fl. Bhutan 2(2): 843 1999. (syn: Argyreia nasirii D.F.Austin; Ipomoea thomsonii (C.B.Clarke) J.R.I.Wood & Scotland; Lettsomia thomsonii C.B.Clarke; Mouroucoa thomsonii (C.B.Clarke) Kuntze);
Pakistan to Sikkim: East Himalaya, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya as per POWO;

SK 2943 07 August 2021: 3 very high res. images.
Location: Far West, Nepal
Altitude: 1100m.
Date: July 2021
Habit : Wild
Which Argyreia ??

Could be A.nervosa. Please post a clear picture of the leaves/ foliage

Could not find a match as per comparative images at Argyreia
I checked all the species listed in the Checklist of Nepal.
I think it is Argyreia roxburghii as per GBIF specimens- one and two.

On further examination, I feel it is more closer to Argyreia nasirii D. F. Austin (syn: A.thomsonii) as per GBIF specimens- onetwothreefour and POWO.


SK 2956 09 September 2021: 5 very high res. images.
Location: Surkhet, West Nepal
Altitude: 1092m.
Date: 12 August 2021
Habit : Wild
This is further to SK 2943 07 August 2021 as suggested by…

Identified as Argyreia thomsonii.

Which one is correct accepted name?

That you may decide.
POWO says the following for A.nasirii:
Accepted by
– Austin, D.F. & S. Ghazanfar in E. Nasir & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1979). Convolvulaceae Flora of West Pakistan 126: 1-64.
– Press, J.R., K.K. Shrestha, & D.A. Sutton (2012). Nepal Cklist. Convolvulaceae Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal – online Natural History Museum et al.
Not accepted by
– Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Argyreia thomsonii.]

OK … !  Argyreia thomsonii (C.B.Clarke) Babu

Ipomoea thomsonii (C. B. Clarke) J. R. I. Wood & Scotland vide J. R. I. Wood, Scotland. In: Nat. Plants 5(11): 1136-44 (Suppl.: 31). (2019).


SK 3353 12 March 2022: 9 very high res. images.

Location: Kalikot, West Nepal
Altitude: 1655m.
Date: 16 August 2021 
Habit : Wild
Argyreia sp. ??

Appears close to images at Argyreia thomsonii(C. B. Cl.) Craib


SK 3596 10 August 2022: 4 very high res. images.

Location: Dunai, Dolpa,  Nepal
Altitude:  2200m.
Date: 17 June 1022
Habit : Wild 

Which Argyreia  ??



POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  IPNI  GBIF specimens- onetwothreefour  Flora of Pakistan  FOP illustration  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Pan India Bouquets  IIIM (Specimen) India Biodiversity Portal  Convolvulaceae Unlimited

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