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  Andrographis lawsonii
 
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  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Andrographis lawsonii Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1923: 375. 1923 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1050(736). 1924; Sasidh. & Anto in Manoharan et al., Silent Valley-Whispers Reason 136. 1999; Biju in Manoharan et al., Silent Valley-Whispers Reason 162. 1999.
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  Description: Low undershrubs with erect branches. Leaves opposite, to 1.8 x 1 cm, ovate or elliptic, acute, rounded or cuneate at base, villous along the recrved margins. Flowers in rather long often paniculate racemes. Calyx lobes 5, lanceolate, 5-7 mm long, glandular hispid. Corolla slightly ventricose, dark brownish-purple. Anthers not bearded. Capsule linear oblong, 1.8 x 3mm, very glandular hispid.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Brown, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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  Localities: Sispara
   
 
   
 
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