Dyschoriste oblongifolia (Michx.) Kuntze

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (Acanthus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARUSA FAMILY (अडूसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ACANTHACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dyschoriste oblongifolia (Michx.) Kuntze
  • Common name : Oblong-leaved Snake Herb
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : A perrenial herb, woody at base, prostrate, rooting at nodes; Flowers axillary in cymes; Corolla trumpet shape.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : South Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : K.S.Rao-Flowering Plants of IISC, 2009
  • 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 oblongifolia. Downloaded on 30 November 2021.


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