Skimmia arborescens T. Anders. ex Gamble apud Lacaita, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 43: 491 1916. (syn: Skimmia euphlebia Merr.; Skimmia japonica var. euphlebia (Merr.) N. P. Taylor; Skimmia japonica var. kwangsiensis (C. C. Huang) N. P. Taylor; Skimmia kwangsiensis C. C. Huang);
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Nepal to S. China and N. Indo-China: Assam, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;
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Request for ID_KLC_Sp 34 : 2 images.

Request help in ID for a small tree or tall shrub.
Location: Cherrapunjee area
Collected: Mar 2021
Flowers: Off white, fragrant


Wild guess is Ochna


Thanks, …,I do not think flowers look like those of Ochna as per images herein.


Any idea about the family ?


Looking like Skimmia arborescens T.Anderson ex Gamble


Even I have a feeling of it being a Skimmia sp. Will try to check the fruits and confirm.


I think … may be right in his id as per Keys in Flora of China and BSI Flora of India.


 


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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  Tropicos  IPNI  GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of China  BSI Flora of India  FOC illustration  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  India Biodiversity Portal  Wikipedia

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