Angelonia salicariifolia Humb. & Bonpl.

 
  • Family : SCROPHULARIACEAE
    (Figwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BRAHMI FAMILY (ब्राह्मी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PLANTAGINACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Angelonia biflora Benth.; Angelonia grandiflora C.Morren
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Angelonia salicariifolia Bonpl.
  • Vernacular name : Mahumaccha (Oria); Aamappoovu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grown as ornamental plant
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
  • Native : South America
  • World Distribution : Naturalized in Tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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=Angelonia salicariifolia. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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