Aralia parasitica (D.Don) J.Wen, Brittonia 45: 53 1993. (syn: Hedera glauca Wall. ex G.Don; Hedera parasitica D.Don; Pentapanax parasiticus (D.Don) Seem.);
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Uttarakhand to China (Sichuan, Yunnan) and N. Thailand: Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Nepal, Thailand, West Himalaya as per POWO;
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SK 3316 14 January 2022: 11 very high res. images

Location: Shivapuri, Kathmandu
Altitude: 1841 m.
Date: 10 November 2021 
Habit : Wild
Araliaceae ….???


Keys from Flora of Bhutan lead me to Pentapanax.

The Checklist of Nepal lists three species.
Out of this Aralia parasitica (syn: Pentapanax parasiticus (D.Don) Seem.) looks close as per POWO specimen- one and two and GBIF specimen- onetwothree.


Thank you …
I guess correct ID !


 

 

 


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References: POWO specimen- one and two  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  IPNI  GBIF specimen- onetwothree (High resolution specimens) BSI Flora of India Checklist  Flora of China  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal
Revision of Aralia L. (Araliaceae) in India (2002- with keys)

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