Peristrophe montana Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (Acanthus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARUSA FAMILY (अडूसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ACANTHACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Peristrophe montana Nees
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments / notes : Infrequent
  • Key identification features : Stems nearly terete. Leaves chiefly near the top,. Flowers pink in cluster of axillary or terminal, 3-4 branched cymes.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district
    • Tamil Nadu : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district)
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.657. 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. montana. Downloaded on 1 December 2021.


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