Thunbergia mysorensis (Wight) T.Anderson

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (Acanthus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARUSA FAMILY (अडूसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Acanthaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Hexacentris mysorensis Wight; Hexacentris mysorensis lutea John Edwards
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Thunbergia mysorensis (Wight) T.Anderson
  • Common name : The Mysore Thunbergia, Mysore Clock Vine
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Often grown for their showy inflorescence
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Collector(s) Name : M.C Lukose
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5130
  • Collection Locality : Pampa, Pathanamthitta District
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Satara district
    • Haryana : Jind
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Thunbergia mysorensis. Downloaded on 25 May 2024.

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