Justicia diffusa var. hedyotidifolia (Nees) Clarke

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Basionym : Rostellulari hedyotidifolia Nees
  • Synonym(s) : Rostellularia diffusa var. hedyotidifolia (Nees) Kumari
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Justicia diffusa Willd.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Scrub forests and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in moist places at high hills in grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : June-December
  • Collector(s) Name : K.Sankara Rao, Raja K.Swamy & Arun Singh R
  • Collection Date : 19/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0174
  • Collection Locality : Palamaneru forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thiruvananthapuram district, Kollam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kottayam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4.
  • 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=Justicia diffusa var. hedyotidifolia. Downloaded on 19 August 2019.

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