Botanical name: Pentasachme wallichii Family: Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed family)
Synonyms: Pentasacme wallichii
Tailed-Leaf Pentasachme is a perennial herb, erect, often growing in or near flowing water. It has lanceshaped long-pointed leaves. Flower umbels are mostly few-flowers, short-stalked. Flowers are white with linear blunt petals. Scaled in the throat are small, gland-formed. Anthers are long-pointed, stigma beaked. Tailed-Leaf Pentasachme is found in the Himalayas, from Kumaon, Nepal to NE India, at altitudes of 800-2400 m.
Identification credit: Jis Sebastian
The flower labeled Tailed-Leaf Pentasachme is ...