Andrographis alata (Vahl) Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Andrographis alata
  • Basionym : Justicia alata Vahl
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Andrographis alata (Vahl) Nees
  • Vernacular name : Peria nangai (Tam.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0585
  • Collector(s) Name : K.Sankara Rao, K.R.K.Swamy, Arun Singh R. & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 23/03/16
  • Collection Locality : Karadiyur, Yercaud, Salem district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forest
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Native : India
  • Comments : From foothills to 1200 m on deciduous forests and grasslands of higher elevations.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Yercaud Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State); Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district), Simhachalam Hills (Visakhapatnam district) (Andhra Pradesh 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.
  • 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=Andrographis alata. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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