Strobilanthes perrottetianus Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Nilgirianthus perrottetianus (Nees) Bremek.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Chonakurunji (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and Shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Flower, Fruit : June-February
  • Collector(s) Name : V.T Antony
  • Collection Locality : Kottayam, Kottayam District; Kurisumala, Kottayam District
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Kottayam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), The Nilgiri 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 perrottetianus. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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