Gymnostachyum canescens (Nees) T. And.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (Acanthus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARUSA FAMILY (अडूसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ACANTHACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gymnostachyum pubescens (Lam.) M.R.Almeida
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Collector(s) Name : M.C Lukose
  • Collection Locality : Adukkam, Kottayam District
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kottayam district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Arabia, China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
  • 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=Gymnostachyum canescens. Downloaded on 6 July 2020.

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