Justicia trinervia Vahl

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Justicia trinervia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Justicia betonica L.
  • Common name : Three-nerved Squirrel Tail
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5182
  • Endemism : Western Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Creeping herbs, perennating with a woody rootstalk. Upper leaves sessile. Bracts white with green veins. Lower lip of corolla 3-lobed with faint spots sometimes.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Frequent in waste lands. Fodder to Goats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Mysore, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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