Argyreia wallichii Choisy, Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 6: 421 (1833 publ. 1834)[Conv. Or.: 39] (syn: Argyreia wallichii var. coriacea C.B.Clarke ; Ipomoea staplesii J.R.I.Wood & Scotland; Ipomoea staplesii var. coriacea (C.B.Clarke) J.R.I.Wood & Scotland ; Lettsomia nervosa C.B.Clarke);
Sikkim to S. Central China and N. Indo-China: Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand as per POWO;
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a. splendens usually is light colored neck but leaves are very different. so I don’t know what this one is
Argyreia nervosa (Burm.f.) Bojer ??
No, sir, not A.nervosa. Flower size ? It seems small.
Flower size is not rally small. Average to normal Ipomoea flower size.
In that case please check for Argyreia capitiformis.
I know, sir. I was checking all species listed.
Among the listed ones, Argyreia bella suits most considering the leaf and inflorescence and flower.
Problem is, there are not enough authentic live photos. Herbarium photos are not good enough for id the way we are doing here.
Argyreia is difficult.
I am also not able to find description on the net.
i have gone thru this exercise with you all. i cant find any more than what you folks have. Does not BSI have a monogrpah on A.
Tragedy is, this species Argyreia bella was collected by Clarke from erstwhile Chhotanagpur, now Jharkhand and around … but I am yet to see any Argyreia bella post from that region on facebook
By any means could it be Ipomoea staplesii J.R.I.Wood & Scotland syn : Argyreia wallichii Choisy ??
However, there is no distribution for Nepal.
In that case it would be a new record for Nepal ! Let us wait for the opinion from …