Lepidagathis clavata Dalzell

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Herb, perennial; stem tetragonal. Flowers rose or purplish in terminal, 4 sided, usually simple hairy, 5-10cm long spikes. Seeds ovoid with acute, short hygroscopic hairs
  • Endemism : Maharashtra
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.645. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • 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=Lepidagathis clavata. Downloaded on 20 June 2019.

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