Asystasia chelonoides Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Asystasia chelonoides
  • Synonym : Asystasia chelonoides var. quadrangularis C.B.Clarke
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Asystasia chelonoides Nees
  • Vernacular name : Kodikkurunthu, Kodikkurundhu (Tam.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Comments : Occasional in hills of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Tirumala Hills, Horsley Hills (Chittoor district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Parlakhemundi Hills (Gajapati district), Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • 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.; 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. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Asystasia chelonoides. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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