Lobelia nicotianifolia Roth ex Roemer & Schultes

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Campanulaceae
  • Species : Lobelia nicotianifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lobelia nicotianifolia Roth ex Schult.
  • Vernacular name : Kattupugayilai (Tam.)
  • Key identification features : A tall herb or undershrub. Leaves spirally crenate-serrate, lanceolate. Corolla white, staminal filaments fused. Capsule dehiscent with numerous seeds.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Comments : Rare, hills of southern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, South-East Asia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
  • 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=Lobelia nicotianifolia. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.


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