Blepharis repens (Vahl) Roth

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Blepharis repens
  • Basionym : Acanthus repens Vahl
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Blepharis integrifolia (L.f.) E.Mey. & Drege ex Schinz
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Comments : Often on plains to 400 m, on bare gravelly ground, even in poor soil, crevices of rocks etc.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kanchipuram district, Dharmapuri district (Tamil Nadu State); East Godavari district, Guntur district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Kalasamudram R.F. (Ananthapur district), Palakonda Hills (Kadapa district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Pralakhemundi Hills (Gajapati district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. repens. Downloaded on 22 February 2024.


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