Lepidagathis fasciculata (Retz.) Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Lepidagathis fasciculata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lepidagathis fasciculata (Retz.) Nees
  • Vernacular name : Rasna (Ori.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : November-June
  • Native : India
  • Comments : On hills above 1000 m, on bare slopes, in rocky places and as an undergrowth in hilly forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Tamil Nadu State; West Godavari district, Anantagiri Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Talakona R.F. (Chittoor district), Rampa Hills (East Godavari district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Dhenkanal district, Sambalpur district, Ganjam district, Cuttack district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; 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=Lepidagathis fasciculata. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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