Gymnostachyum ceylanicum Arn. & Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gymnostachyum ceylanicum Arn. & Nees
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Garden plant
  • Key identification features : Herbs, scapigerous. Stem villous. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, apex obtuse, base acuminate, margins undulate-crenate, pubescent beneath especially on nerves, glabrate, lineolate above. Flowers in panicles; cymes small, sub-fascicled.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp. 681. Botanical survey of India, Govt. 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=Gymnostachyum ceylanicum. Downloaded on 21 August 2019.

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