Eranthemum purpurascens Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eranthemum purpurascens Wight ex Nees
  • Vernacular name : Ghulsham (Hindi)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hilly areas
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Collector(s) Name : BR.Ramesh
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10435
  • Collection Locality : Sundur hills
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Ballari district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district. Common in forests
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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 purpurascens. Downloaded on 25 June 2019.

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