Hypoestes lanata Dalzell

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Key identification features : Stems geniculate, ascending. Flowers light purple in axillary and terminal in wooly tomentose, interrupted by leafy spikes running upwards into terminal panicles.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Raigad district, Ratnagiri district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.638. Botanical survey of India, Govt. 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=Hypoestes lanata. Downloaded on 17 June 2019.

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