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Cissus notabilis Doweld

Remarkable Cissus Wine (Cissus notabilis)

This species was described in 1887; it is known only from two collection that both were obtained some 125 years ago, one in West Bengal and the other one in Sikkim, India.

The species was an erect shrub that grew in damp forests, it might well be extinct.


syn. Cissus spectabilis (Kurz) Hochst. ex Planch.


edited: 20.08.2022

Angelica nubigena (C. B. Clarke) P. K. Mukh.

Cloud-born Angelica (Angelica nubigena)

This species is only poorly known, only two or three herbarium specimens that were collected in Sikkim, India, where it was found at elevations of about 3500 m above sea level.

The species was last collected in 1849 and is now considered extinct.


edited: 02.05.2021