Stachytarpheta urticifolia (Salisb.) Sims

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (VERBENA or VERVAIN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Verbenaceae
  • Basionym : Cymburus urticifolius Salisb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Stachytarpheta cayennensis (Rich.) Vahl
  • Common name : Nettle-leaved vervain
  • Vernacular name : Kadapananthu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Moist areas of the forests and plains
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Matthew, K.M., 1983. The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (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=Stachytarpheta urticifolia. Downloaded on 12 November 2019.

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