Strobilanthes pulneyensis C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Chonayamkallukurinji (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : On hills above 1400 especially in ravines and also as an undergrowth in moist forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1400m,gregarious in ravines. This species flowers every year
  • Flower, Fruit : October-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary (Theni 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; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Matthew, K.M., 1983. The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2); Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Karuppusamy, S. and V. Ravichandran (2016). Diversity Assessment of woody plants of Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni District, Tamil Nadu. Bio Bulletin. 2 (1): 58-73.
  • 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 pulneyensis. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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