Dyschoriste erecta (Burm.f.) Kuntze

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Dyschoriste depressa (L.) Nees
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dyschoriste erecta (Burm.) Kuntze
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional clumps. On hills above 600m, on hill slopes.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : CJS 8836, CJS 9536
  • Collection Locality : Hassan
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Kendrapara district, Grassy places near rivers
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Salem district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore district; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dyschoriste erecta. Downloaded on 22 October 2019.

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