Episcia fulgida (Linden ex André) Hook.f.

    (Gesneria Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : CHARELA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : GESNERIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Episcia reptans Mart.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grown in gardens
  • Key identification features : Leaves ovate, subcordate, crenate, ciliate, richly marbled. Flowers axillary; solitary with long pedicels; corolla bright-scarlet having long tube
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Cultivated
  • Native : Colombia
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp. 572.Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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=Episcia fulgida. Downloaded on 20 June 2021.


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