Ecbolium viride var. viride (Forssk.) Alston

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ecbolium viride var. rotundifolia (Nees) Raizada
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Common name : Blue fox tail
  • Vernacular name : Koranda, Neelakarinkurunji, Odiyamadantha (Malayalam); Nakka toka, Pachha vadambaramu (Telugu); Neelambaram, Pachhambaram, Adukkukurungu (Tamil)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous and scrub forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains, scrub jungles to 1000m.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district)
  • World Distribution : India, Africa, Sri Lanka, Malaya, Nepal
  • 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; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Ecbolium viride var. viride. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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