Peristrophe bicalyculata (Retz.) Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Peristrophe bicalyculata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dicliptera paniculata (Forssk.) I.Darbysh.
  • Common name : Magenta Plant
  • Vernacular name : Kakajanga (San.); Cheebi gida (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1404, CJS 15172
  • Key identification features : A subshrub to 3-4 feet tall. Leaves are ovate and acuminate, hairy. Flowers in cymes. Calyx lobes linear, hairy. Corolla is pink, hairy outside and bilipped. Stamens 2. Fruit is a capsule.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India, Myanmar, Vietnam, Tropical Africa
  • Comments : Frequently seen along roadsides, open places and forest edges. A resurrection species.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Bidar, Chitradurga, Davanagere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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