Hygrophila ringens subsp. longifolium Jose & George

  • 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) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : It is seen in undisturbed wet pockets of deciduous forests of Kanayar valley of Achankovil belongs to Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve.
  • Key identification features : Size of the internode is 8 cm, lanceolatus leaf, which is 9-17cm in length, flowers solitary in leaf axils & bracts resembles leaves.
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kollam district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : NE
  • Literature : Jose Mathew and K.V. George (2013). Hygrophila ringens ssp. longifolium (Acanthaceae): A new taxa from southern Western Ghats, India. International Journal of Advanced Research (2013), Volume 1, Issue 9, 132-134
  • 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=Hygrophila ringens ssp. Longifolium. Downloaded on 23 May 2022.


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