Asystasia dalzelliana Sant.

 
  • 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) : Asystasia dalzelliana Santapau
  • Common name : Dalzell's Asystasia, Violet Asystasia
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests, on higher hill plains and road cuttings
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Ballari district, Belagavi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Vellore district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia and Africa
  • 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district; Rao & Razi, 1981 - A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Flora of Udupi district; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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 dalzelliana. Downloaded on 8 December 2021.

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