Rungia repens (L.) Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Basionym : Justicia repens L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rungia repens (L.) Nees
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Scrub jungles, waste places, paddy fields and marshy areas
  • Comments / notes : Common in plains to 800m, and also on slopes
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 02/01/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-287
  • Collection Locality : Mabbuchintalapalle, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Guntur district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Sundergarh district, Kandhamal district, Bolangir district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Rungia repens. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

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