Dianthera secunda (Vahl) Griseb.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Justicia secunda Vahl
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Garden plant
  • Key identification features : Leaves elliptic, slender-pointed. Flowers pinkish-red in terminal 1-sides, loose, many flowered racemes.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Pune district
  • Native : W.Indies
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp- 678 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=Dianthera secunda. Downloaded on 27 June 2019.

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