Dyschoriste litoralis (L.f.) Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (Acanthus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARUSA FAMILY (अडूसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ACANTHACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Dyschoriste madurensis (Burm.f.) O. Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dyschoriste litoralis (L.f.) Nees
  • Vernacular name : Korandi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments / notes : On gravelly ground of wasteland, floor of scrub jungles and on thorny bushes
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district
    • Tamil Nadu : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, KMTR (Tirunelveli district)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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 litoralis. Downloaded on 23 May 2022.

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