Thunbergia tomentosa Wall. ex Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Thunbergia tomentosa Wall. ex Nees
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Reported only from Coonur. Leaf base with long basal auricles. It may be a variety of T.fragrans. (Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013). Degraded forest areas in high ranges
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; 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=Thunbergia tomentosa. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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