Wendlandia puberula DC., Prodr. 4: 412 (1830);
Himalaya to NW. India: Assam, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, West Himalaya as per POWO;
Shrubs or small tree 2.5-10m. Brancllets grey, shortly pubescent. Leaves in opposite pairs, broadly oblong, 5.5-12 x 2.5-5cm, acute at both ends, sparcely pubescent above and usually glabrescent except on veins, pubescent beneath on and near veins; petioles 0.8-1.8cm; stipules 4-7mm, ovate, cuspidate into a long fine erect point, variable in size. Panicles ovoid, distinctly longer than broad, 17-25 x 13-20cm; branches pubescent. Calyx sparsely pubescent, tube 1mm; teeth triangular, 0.25-0.75mm. Corolla white, tube 2.5-4mm; lobes ovate, obtuse, 2.25mm. Anthers oblong, 1.5-1.75mm, exserted. Style glabrous, excerted 2-3mm; stigma bilobed. Capsule greenish, very sparsely pubescent.
Mixed broad-leaved and deciduous forest and secondary scrub, especially in the dry valleys of central Bhutan.
(Attributions: A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE and RGoB. 1987 as per Bhutan Biodiversity Portal )
Wendlandia puberula DC.: 7 high res. images.
Habit : Wild
Nepali Name : वन काइयु Van Kaaiyu
Yes, maybe as per
These appear to be young fruits.
SK 3849 07 September 2023: 7 high res. images.
Date: 07 September 2023
Yes, possible as per images and details at
POWO Catalogue of Life GBIF (High resolution specimens) BSI Flora of India Checklist Flora of Pakistan FOP illustration Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal Pan India Bouquets Bhutan Biodiversity Portal Useful Tropical Plants