Stenosiphonium russelianum 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) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Nela kurji (Telugu)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : On foothills to 500m, gregarious. Plants are less viscid with increasing altitude.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Nellore district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvannamalai district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Stenosiphonium russelianum. Downloaded on 25 October 2020.

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