Nilgirianthus foliosus (Wt.) Bremek.

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Nilgirianthus foliosus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Nilgirianthus foliosus (Wt.) Bremek. (Unresolved name)
  • Key identification features : A large gregarious shrub. Branchlets quadrangular, glabrous or glandular-pilose. Inflorescence of ovoid cymose condensed spikes subtended by four outer leafy deciduous bracts. Corolla pale-blue or whitish, tubular-ventricose and 5-lobed. Stamens 2, attached at the throat below, included. Staminodes 2. Capsule broadly oblong. 4-seeded.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kodagu, Mysore, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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