Justicia glabra Koenig ex Roxb.

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Justicia glabra
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Justicia glabra K.D.Koenig ex Roxb
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Comments : Occasional on hedges and in open forests by stream banks.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Tanjavur district, Salem district, Hoganekkal R.F. (Dharmapuri district) (Tamil Nadu State); West Godavari district, Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district, Kurnool district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Java
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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 glabra. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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