Nilgirianthus barbatus (Nees) Bremek.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Nilgirianthus barbatus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Nilgirianthus barbatus (Nees) Bremek. (Unresolved name)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 92, HFP 999, CJS 16215
  • Endemism : South-west India
  • Key identification features : A gregarious shrub, stem quadrangular, often winged. Flowers rare, in dense spikes and basally interrupted. Corolla white, scabrid along margins, ciliate and shortly emarginate. Stamens 4, exerted. Capsule oblong.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Frequent in forest of Western Ghats on stream banks
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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