Petalidium barlerioides (Roth) Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Basionym : Ruellia barlerioides Roth
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Petalidium barlerioides (Roth) Nees
  • Vernacular name : Drakalpa, Malpi (Oria)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Way sides, open forests and moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : November-May
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 25/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0516
  • Collection Locality : Mahanadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Nyagarh district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Sambalpur district
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Introduced in elsewhere in gardens
  • 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; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
  • 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=Petalidium barlerioides. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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