Hemiadelphis polysperma (Roxb.) Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (Acanthus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARUSA FAMILY (अडूसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ACANTHACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hemiadelphis polysperma (Roxb.) Nees
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along river banks and rice fields
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Krishna district
    • Telangana : Adilabad district, Nizamabad district, Warangal district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district, Nayagarh district, Kalhandi district, Kendrapara district, Cuttack district
  • World Distribution : India, Afghanistan, Malaya, S.China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
  • 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=Hemiadelphis polysperma. Downloaded on 23 May 2022.

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