Asystasia crispata Benth.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Asystasia crispata Benth.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests; on hills above 800m,
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Collector(s) Name : R. Raghavendra Rao; C.J. Saldanha & S.R. Ramesh
  • Collection Date : 01-02-1971; 05-09-1978
  • Collection Nos : R.R. Rao 1249; KFP 2480
  • Collection Locality : B. R. Hills, Chamarajanagar district (KA)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Chamarajanagar district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Thiruvananthapuram district, Kollam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kottayam district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : 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; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District
  • 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=Asystasia crispata. Downloaded on 16 June 2019.

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