Pyrenaria diospyricarpa var. camelliiflora (Kurz) S. X. Yang, Novon 15: 379 (2005) (syn: Pyrenaria camelliiflora Kurz);
Assam (Nagaland) to Peninsula Malaysia (Kedah): Assam, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Thailand as per POWO;

MS, Feb.,2023/08 Tree for id.: 3 images.
Location : Hmuifang, Mizoram

Altitude : ca.1,400 m
Date : 23-02-2023
Habit : Tree
Habitat : Wild

Mizo : Padumathei

Camelia ??

sp. ??
2 images- 1 very high res. image.

Yes, as per attached publication at
A new species of Pyrenaria (Theaceae-Theoideae) from Northeast India

An interesting post.
Can it be Pyrenaria khasiana as per keys in BSI Flora of India and A new species of Pyrenaria (Theaceae-Theoideae) from Northeast India ?
Authors are kindly pl. confirm or otherwise.

Pyrenaria cherrapunjeana Mir ??

I do not think so. I have checked it.

I checked too. Does not look like matching !

From the images, it seems the species is Pyrenaria diospyricarpa Kurz var. camelliiflora (Kurz) S.X. Yang



POWO  Catalogue of Life  GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of China  FOC illustration
A new species of Pyrenaria (Theaceae-Theoideae) from Northeast India – February 2017 Telopea 20:35-40- Krishna Upadhayaa, Aabid Hussain Mirb, Dilip Kumar Royc and Nripemo Odyuo (Abstract: A new species of the genus Pyrenaria (Theaceae) from Cherrapunjee-Mawsynram Hills in the Meghalaya State, north-eastern India, P. cherrapunjeana Mir, is described and illustrated. It is morphologically similar to P. diospyricarpa Kurz var. camelliiflora (Kurz) S.X.Yang, P. khasiana R.N.Paul and P. menglaensis G.D.Tao. Notes on distribution, habitat and conservation status of the new species are provided, along with a key to the Indian species of Pyrenaria)
Pyrenaria diospyricarpa var. camelliiflora (Theaceae – Theoideae): an addition to the flora of India– July 2018, Nelumbo 61(1)- Nripemo Odyuo , Dilip Kumar Roy (Abstract: Pyrenaria diospyricarpa Kurz var. camelliiflora (Kurz) S.X. Yang, was earlier known from Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. In this paper it is reported as an addition to the flora of India from Tuensang District, Nagaland)

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