Gesneriaceae member ?- Kolakham- Lava, West Bengal
sharing the image of an unknown wild flower....
shot near Kolakham-Lava in the Neora Valley NP of the Eastern Himalayas.
Time: December 2010.
Camera: Kodak z980
Height: 5500 feet approx.
I have searched the net once again and my conclusion (conclusion of a novice) is -
1) It is a member of Gesneriaceae family
2) sepal and petal colour suggest a Aeschynanthus sp., might be A. lanceolatus ( or some hybrid ( or another similar looking -
3) leaf margin and texture suggest might be a Besleria sp., .... don't know if there is any Besleria without decussate leaves. This link might be of some use-