Eranthemum capense L.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Eranthemum capense
  • Synonym : Eranthemum montanum (Roxb.) Roxb.; Daedalacanthus montanus (Roxb.) T. Anderson
  • Basionym : Justicia montana Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eranthemum capense L.
  • Vernacular name : Krungu (Tam.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0634
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., Navendu Page, K.R.K.Swamy & K.Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 24/03/16
  • Collection Locality : Kolli Hills Ghat road, Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forest
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Comments : Occasional in forests on hill ranges at an altitude of 500-1100 m and also on shola floor.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Araku Valley, Simhachalam Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Maredumilli Hills (East Godavari district), Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district), Kadapa district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa
  • 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=Eranthemum capense. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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