Strobilanthes neilgherrensis Bedd.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Nilgirianthus neilgherrensis (Bedd.) Bremek.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : On higher hills to 1200m, on shola floor. Gregarious near streams in evergreen forest. Gamble reported in flower 1884 and then 1910 by Fisher. Dec. 1980 and Jan. 1981 by Matthew, K.M.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-January
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Palani Hills (Dindigul district)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southern Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • 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; 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=Strobilanthes neilgherrensis. Downloaded on 21 August 2019.

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