Dipteracanthus patulus (Jacq.) Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Dipteracanthus patulus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ruellia patula Jacq.
  • Vernacular name : Vedichchedi (Tam.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Comments : On plains to 1200 m, on disturbed ground like forest border, arable lands, near habitations and also near river banks etc.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Kurnool district, Palakonda Hills (Kadapa district), Guntur district, Anantapur district (Andhra Pradesh State); Nalgonda district, Achampeta Forest Range (Mehbubnagar district) (Telangana State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Arabia, Ethiopia
  • 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=Dipteracanthus patulus. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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