Andrographis lineata Wall. ex Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Andrographis lineata Nees
  • Vernacular name : Perianangai (Tamil)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Semi-Evergreen forests and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1000m, grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J. Saldanha & S.R. Ramesh
  • Collection Date : 06/09/1978
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2597
  • Collection Locality : B.R. Hills
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
  • 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=Andrographis lineata. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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