Rungia pectinata (L.) Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Rungia pectinata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rungia pectinata (L.) Nees
  • Vernacular name : Pindi kunda (Tel.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : November-May
  • Comments : Frequent along hilly slopes in moist localities on banks of streams and forest undergrowth.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Kurnool district, Bison Hills (East Godavari district), Minimuluru Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Srikakulam district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, China, Sri Lanka, Java, Malaysia, Philippines
  • 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 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2 ; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
  • 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=Rungia pectinata. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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