Aphelandra tetragona (Vahl) 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) : Aphelandra arborea (Mill.) M.R.Almeida
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Occasionally grown in gardens
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Aurangabad district, Parbhani district, Latur district, Nanded district, Jalna district, Beed district, Hingoli district, Osmanabad district
  • Native : West Indies
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India. pp.677.
  • 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=Aphelandra tetragona. Downloaded on 3 December 2021.


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