Hemigraphis latebrosa (Roth) Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hemigraphis latebrosa (Roth) Nees
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Borra caves (Visakhapatnam district), East Godavari district
    • Telangana : Mannanur Forest Range (Mehbubnagar district)
    • Karnataka : Davanagare district, Hassan district, Tumakuru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Kasaragod district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Common
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 – Flora of South Kanara; 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=Hemigraphis latebrosa. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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