Hypoestes sanguinolenta (Van Houtte) Hook.f.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hypoestes sanguinolenta (Van Houtte) Hook.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wastelands
  • Comments / notes : Introduced as garden plant, now seen along the roadsides as an escape
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
  • Native : Madagascar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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 sanguinolenta. Downloaded on 20 August 2019.

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