Nelsonia canescens (Lam.) Spreng.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Nelsonia canescens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Nelsonia canescens (Lam.) Spreng.
  • Key identification features : Diffuse softly villous herbs. Flowers in villous spikes, pale blue or purple.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Africa, America, India, Australia, Sri Lanka
  • Comments : Not common, found growing in moist shady places
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kodagu, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi, Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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