Nilgirianthus neilgherrensis (Bedd.) Bremek.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Nilgirianthus neilgherrensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Nilgirianthus neilgherrensis (Bedd.) Bremek. (Unresolved name)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 651, HFP 1058
  • Key identification features : A large shrub; branches hirsute when young. Leaves ovate with petioles about 6 cm. Spikes capitate; bracts ovate-lanceolate, bracteoles linear. Calyx lobes linear, Corolla white with a short tube, cylindric. Stamens 4.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments : Common along the edges of forests in Weshtern Ghats. Flowes once in 7 years
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Hassan, Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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