Indoneesiella echioides (L.) Sreem

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Attivisha (Kannada); Gopuranthaangi (Tamil); Aku pootha, Potti nelavemu, Sanyasi (Telugu); Birkubat (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On plains to 800m, in wastelands, fallow fields and dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : A ready colonizer
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 13/12/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-207
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Nigidi forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Throughout Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : Tropical India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Indoneesiella echioides. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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