Hemigraphis latebrosa (Roth) Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Hemigraphis latebrosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hemigraphis latebrosa (Roth) Nees
  • Endemism : Deccan Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : A pubescent herb. Corolla blue, tube yellowish.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Common on hill slopes of deciduous forests and across ghats along roadsides.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Borra caves (Visakhapatnam district), East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mannanur Forest Range (Mehbubnagar district) (Telangana State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • 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; 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=Hemigraphis latebrosa. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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