Phlogacanthus thyrsiformis (Roxb. ex Hardw.) Mabb.

  • 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) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Infrequent
  • Key identification features : Flowers orange in elongate, dense, villous, 10-30 cm long thyrses, solitary or several in terminal oe semi-axillary on lateral branches. Seeds much compressed, orbicular, hygroscopically densely, shortly hairy.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-May
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district, Pune district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.PP.661. 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. thyrsiformis. Downloaded on 1 July 2022.


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