Justicia nilgherrensis (Nees) Wall. ex C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Justicia betonica var. nilgherrensis (Nees) T.Anderson
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Justicia nilgherrensis (Nees) Wall. ex C.B.Clarke
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Open places near forests and grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : February-March
  • Collection Locality : Similipal, Mayurbhanj District
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, The Nilgiri 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; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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=Justicia nilgherrensis. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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