Gymnostachyum latifolium (Dalzell) T.Anderson

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cryptophragmium latifolium Dalz.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gymnostachyum latifolium T.Anderson
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in forests of Western Ghats
  • Key identification features : An undershrub, glabrous. Corolla greenish-yellow.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Collection Nos : CJS 12134, CJS 12609
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Nayar, T. S., et al, 2006. Flowering plants of Kerala, A hand book
  • 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 latifolium. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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