Strobilanthes kunthianus (Nees) T. And.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Strobilanthes kunthianus
  • Synonym : Phlebophyllum kunthianum Nees
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Vernacular name : Kurinji (Tam.)
  • Collection Nos : R.R.Rao 1635
  • Collector(s) Name : R.Raghavendra Rao
  • Collection Date : 27/12/71
  • Collection Locality : Honnametti, B.R.Hills, Chamarajnagar distict, Karnataka State
  • Endemism : Deccan Peninsular India
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Once in 12 years
  • Native : India
  • Comments : On hills above 1500 m, gregarious on plateau especially on higher hills.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : B.R.Hills (Chamarajnagar district) (Karnataka State); Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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 kunthianus. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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