Strobilanthes ciliatus Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Strobilanthes ciliatus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Vernacular name : Karvi (Hin.); Sahacharah (San.)
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : A small shrub. Leaf ovate, crenate. Petiole more or less winged. Calyx lobes linear-spathulate. Corolla white or lilac, tube cylindrical and ovate lobes. Stamens 4, exerted.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : March
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Rare along stream banks in southern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Dindigul district (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
  • 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=Strobilanthes ciliatus. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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