Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Tripogon purpurascens Duthie
Habit : Perennial herb
Habitat : Arid places, especially open stony mountainsides
Comments / notes : This species similar to T. jacquemontii Stapf but differs from the latter in the surface of leaves and nature of roots; further the specific epithet refers to purple tinge on the whole plant.
Flower, Fruit : August
Native : Afghanistan, East Himalaya, Mongolia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, India, Xinjiang, Yemen
Exotic/Native : Native
World Distribution : Arabian Peninsula to North Thailand.
Literature : Shah G. L. (1978). Flora of Gujarat State Part 1. University Press Sardar Patel University: 880