Petalidium barlerioides (Roth) Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Petalidium barlerioides
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Petalidium barlerioides (Roth) Nees
  • Vernacular name : Drakappa, Malpi, Drakalpa (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0516
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., K.R.K.Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 25/02/16
  • Collection Locality : Mahanadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Nayagarh District, Odisha State
  • Habitat : Moist-deciduous forest
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : November-May
  • Comments : Occasional in open forests especially on hilly slopes of northern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Srikakulam district, Anantagiri Hills (Visakhapatnam district), West Godavari district, Papikonda Hills (East Godavari district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district), Bolangir district, Sambalpur district, Nayagarh district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal; Introduced in gardens elsewhere.
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; E-Flora Pakistan. FOP. Page 68
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. barlerioides. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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