Justicia tranquebariensis L.f.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Thavasimurungai (Tamil)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : On plains and foothills. A ready colonizer.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dharmapuri district, Salem district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • 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.
  • 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 tranquebariensis. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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