Dicliptera cuneata Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Dicliptera cuneata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dicliptera cuneata Nees
  • Vernacular name : Karungurundhu (Tam.); Pichi-kusuma (Tel.)
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Native : India
  • Comments : On hills above 600 m in thickets, on slopes etc.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Tirumala Hills, Horsley Hills (Chittoor district), Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Prakasham district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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=Dicliptera cuneata. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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