Thelepaepale ixiocephala (Benth.) Bremek.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Basionym : Strobilanthes ixiocephala Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Thelepaepale ixiocephala (Benth.) Bremek.
  • Common name : Sky blue karvy
  • Vernacular name : Pit-karvi (Kannada)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Plains to hills, in shad
  • Flower, Fruit : November-January
  • Collection Nos : CS 1027
  • Collection Locality : Doodsagar, Karnataka
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; 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=Thelepaepale ixiocephala. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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