Dipteracanthus prostratus (Poir.) Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Dipteracanthus prostratus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Key identification features : A diffused herb with straggling stem.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Frequent in hill ranges to 800 m, in shady places and also in hedges.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Tamil Nadu State; Guvvalacheruvu R.F. (Kadapa district), West Godavari district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, America, Africa
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
  • 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 prostratus. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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