Justicia betonica var. betonica L.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Justicia betonica
  • Variety : betonica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Justicia betonica L.
  • Vernacular name : Tella rantu, Tella addasaramu, Velimungilu (Tel.)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Comments : Common on plains and hills up to 900 m along hedges, in thickets and by stream banks etc.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Old World tropics
  • 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=Justicia betonica var. betonica. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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