Strobilanthes jeyporensis Bedd.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Strobilanthes jeyporensis
  • Synonym : Phlebophyllum jeyporense (Bedd.) Bremek.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Vernacular name : Chitrika (Ori.)
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Once in 7 years in December-April
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in forests as an undergrowth in damp ravines of northern Eastern Ghats. Reported to have flowered in 1874, 1885, 1902 (Gamble, 1924).
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sapparla Hills (Visakhapatnam district), West Godavari district, East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Rayagada district, Kalahandi district, Koraput district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Gamble J.S., Fl. Of Madras Presidency. Vol. 2:1036. 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=Strobilanthes jeyporensis. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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