Staurogyne glauca (Nees) Kuntze

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Staurogyne glauca
  • Basionym : Ebermaiera glauca Nees
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Key identification features : An erect viscid herb. Leaves are alternate, oblanceolate, spathulate with an attenuate base. Flowers are axillary or in terminal spikes. Corolla 5-lobed, purplish or with rose or yellow stripes with 2-lipped limb.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Comments : Occasional in stream banks of deciduous forests of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kurnool district, Kadapa district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. glauca. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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