Elatostema sessile var. cuspidatum (Wight) Wedd.

  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (Nettle Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BICHCHHOO FAMILY (बिच्छू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : URTICACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Elatostema cuspidatum Wight
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Key identification features : Leaves obliquely oblanceolate, inequilateral, caudate at apex, membranous, hairy on both the surfaces. Flowers sessile, axillary, crowded on sessile or shortly peduncled, unisexual receptacles.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Sindhudurg district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.919. 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=Elatostema sessile var. cuspidatum. Downloaded on 5 July 2020.


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