Justicia micrantha Wall.

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Justicia micrantha
  • Synonym : Rostellularia crinita (Nees) Nees
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : June-December
  • Comments : On hills above 1000 m, on exposed slopes, shola borders etc.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Kanchipuram district (Tamil Nadu State); Kadapa district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Kalasamudram R.F. (Ananthapur district), Kambakkam Hills (Chittoor district), Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4 ; 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.; Gamble, J.S., Flora of Madras Presidency. 2: 1080. 1924.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Justicia micrantha. Downloaded on 21 February 2024.


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