Eranthemum roseum (Vahl) R.Br.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eranthemum roseum (Vahl) R.Br.
  • Vernacular name : Dashamuli (Marathi)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in forests as an undergrowth
  • Key identification features : An undershrub. Corolla rose or blue
  • Flower, Fruit : November-January
  • Collection Nos : KFP 3438
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Dharwad district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
  • World Distribution : Peninsular India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
  • 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 roseum. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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