Eranthemum nervosum (Vahl) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Basionym : Justicia nervosa Vahl
  • Synonym(s) : Daedalacanthus roseus (Vahl) T. Anderson; Eranthemum pulchellum Andrews
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eranthemum pulchellum Andrews
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grown as garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Common in damp places
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Kannur district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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=Eranthemum nervosum. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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