Asystasia travancorica Bedd.

 
  • 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 travancorica Bedd.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Sunny Mathew
  • Collection Locality : Ponmudi, Thiruvananthapuram District
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Thiruvananthapuram district, Kollam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kottayam district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Nayar, T. S., et al, 2006. Flowering plants of Kerala, A hand book; 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=Asystasia travancorica. Downloaded on 25 October 2020.

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