Blepharis asperrima Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cynarospermum asperrimum (Nees) Vollesen
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cynarospermum asperrimum (Nees) Vollesen
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in shaded places and in gravelly soil
  • Key identification features : A diffuse or prostate herb. Corolla blue to purple
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Nos : HFP1193, CJS 15917
  • Collection Locality : Genkalbetta (Hassan)
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; 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=Blepharis asperrima. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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