Lepidagathis cuspidata Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (Acanthus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARUSA FAMILY (अडूसा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Lepidagathis cuspidata Nees
  • Common name : Spiny Lepidagathis
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kodajathripaccha, Kodassathripaccha (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : January-July
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district
    • Maharashtra : Satara district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Odisha
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : India, Nepal
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Lepidagathis cuspidata. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

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