Justicia vahlii Roth

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Justicia vahlii
  • Synonym : Rostellularia vahlii var. vahlii Nees; Rostellularia vahlii var. rupicola J.L.Ellis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Justicia vahlii Roth
  • Key identification features : A straggler, narrow-leaved; internodes are angular. Flowers are pale with reddish lip.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Native : India
  • Comments : In open forests of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Kurnool district, Palakonda Hills (Kadapa district), East Godavari district, Chittoor district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Gamble, J.S., Flora of Madras Presidency. 2: 1081. 1924.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Justicia vahlii. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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