Eranthemum purpurascens Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Eranthemum purpurascens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eranthemum purpurascens Wight ex Nees
  • Vernacular name : Ghulsham (Hin.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10435
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R. Ramesh & B.R. Ramesh
  • Collection Date : 15/11/79
  • Collection Locality : Sandur Hills, Bellary district, Karnataka State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Key identification features : A shrubby plant. Lower leaves rounded at base, upper leaves cordate at base. Corolla blue.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Comments : Occasional along hilly areas of deciduous forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Shevaroy Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State); Kurnool district, Araku Valley, Simhachalam Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Palakonda Hills (Kadapa district), West Godavari district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia
  • 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=Eranthemum purpurascens. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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