Meyenia hawtayneana (Wall.) Nees

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Meyenia hawtayneana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Vernacular name : Podaparedu (Tel.)
  • Key identification features : A climbing shrub with slender branches. Corolla blue-purple, funnel shaped.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : March-November
  • Comments : Occasional in dry deciduous forests in central and southern Eastern Ghats at above 800 m on forest floor and border.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Vellore district, Tiruchirapalli district (Tiruchirapalli district) (Tamil Nadu State); Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district), Srisailam Hills, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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. hawtayneana. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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