Phaulopsis imbricata (Forssk.) Sweet

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Phaulopsis imbricata
  • Basionym : Ruellia imbricata Forssk.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Phaulopsis imbricata (Forssk.) Sweet
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Comments : Occasional on hills above 750 m, on moist slopes, river banks etc.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State); Dudekulakonda Hills (East Godavari district), Araku Valley, Anantagiri Hills (Visakhapatnam district), West Godavari district, Kurnool district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Karlapat Wildlife Sanctuarty (Kalahandi district), Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district), Dhenkanal district, Bolangir district, Parlakhemundi Hills (Gajapati district), Angul district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, India, Indo-China, West China
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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. imbricata. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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