Justicia trinervia Vahl

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Justicia betonica L.
  • Common name : Three-nerved Squirrel Tail
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kadapa district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kottayam district
    • Odisha : Puri district
  • Native : Africa
  • World Distribution : Ethiopia, 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; 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 trinervia. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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