Eranthemum malaccense C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Grown in gardens
  • Key identification features : Leaves broadly lanceolate, base cuneate, apex acuminate, obscurely and obsoletely lineolate, minutely pilose on the middle beneath. Flowers pale blue or purple in long spikes. Capsules young, ones sparsely pilose, soon glabrous
  • Flower, Fruit : November-December
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India. pp.679.
  • 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=Eranthemum malaccense. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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