Asteropyrum peltatum

Asteropyrum peltatum (Franch.) J.R.Drumm & Hutch., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1920: 155 1920. (syn: Isopyrum peltatum Franch.);

China (W-Hubei, Sichuan, NW-Yunnan), Bhutan, N-Burma (Kachin) as per Catalogue of Life;


Leaves suborbicular or weakly lobed, 2-4.5cm diameter, sparsely pubescent on upper surface near margins; petioles 5-9cm. Scapes 5-10cm, bearing an involucre of 3 minute bracts c 3mm. Sepals white, obovate, 5-7 x 3.5-5mm. Petals c 1mm diameters, stalks 2-3mm. Follicles ovoid, ± compressed, c 8 x 2.5mm, with persistent style c 2mm at apex.
Fl. April
In dense rain forest.
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1984) from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal               



 
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Locality: Lower Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh
pl check in Parnesia (parnesiaceae
I think it is Parnesia sp.
Some Ranunculaceae member to me.
Finally Identified the taxon, Asteropyrum peltatum (Franch.) J.R. Drumm. & Hutch. (Ranunculaceae). it was the new generic record for India, herewith attaching the article published in current issue of Rheedea. Thanks to ... for the initial links.. 
Attachments (1) - Asteropyrum peltatum - New generic record.pdf



References:

The Plant List Ver.1.1   IPNI  Catalogue of Life  GBIF  Flora of China  FOC illustration  Tropicos  Plant illustrations  Dragonfly Farms Nursery  Bhutan Biodiversity Portal  Asian flora  Asteropyrum peltatum (Ranunculaceae): A new generic record for India- V.S. Hareesh, M. Lidén and M. Sabu- Rheedea Vol. 26(2) 128–130 2016- (Abstract The genus Asteropyrum J.R. Drumm. & Hutch. (Ranunculaceae) is recorded for the first time for India from Arunachal Pradesh. The species A. peltatum (Franch.) J.R. Drumm. & Hutch. was previously known to occur from southwest China, northern Myanmar and Bhutan. A detailed description along with details on habitat, distribution and photographs is provided here).
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