Andrographis neesiana Wight

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Andrographis neesiana Wight
  • Common name : King of Bitters
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : June-March
  • Collection Nos : CS 4861
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district, Kollam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kottayam district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; 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=Andrographis neesiana. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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