Justicia nilgherrensis (Nees) Wall. ex C.B.Clarke

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Justicia nilgherrensis
  • Synonym : Justicia betonica var. nilgherrensis (Nees) T.Anderson
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Justicia nilgherrensis (Nees) Wall. ex C.B.Clarke
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in open places near forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Melpatti R.F. (Vellore district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Venkatagiri Hills (Nellore district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; 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=Justicia nilgherrensis. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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