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  Crossandra infundibuliformis
 
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  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Crossandra infundibuliformis (L.) Nees in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 98. 1832; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 222. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 310. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 276. 1985; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 495. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 233. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 228. 2002; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 555. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 635. 2009. Justicia infundibuliformis L., Sp. Pl. 21. 1753. Crossandra undulaefolia Salisb., Parad. Lond. t. 12. 1805; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 492. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1055(739). 1924.
  Malayalam Name(s): Manjakkurinji, Kanakambaram
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Tropic Flame
  Description: Subshrubs. Leaves 6-9 x 2-4 cm, elliptic, acute at both ends, usually crowded towards the apex; petiole to 4 cm long. Spike terminal or rarely axillary, dense, to 7 cm long; peduncle 5-10 cm long; bracts in 4 rows, 15 x 5 mm, lanceolate; bracteoles 15 x 3 mm, linear, acuminate, pubescent. Flowers many, densely packed; calyx lobes 5, unequal, to 9 mm long, glandular-hairy, outer one sometimes 2-fid at apex; corolla creamy orange, tube 2.5 cm long, narrow, lobes 5, subequal, 1 cm long, oblong, spreading; stamens 4, inserted at the middle of corolla tube, included, filaments unequal, anthers bearded; ovary oblong, 4-ovuled, style narrow, stigma fimbriate. Capsule 10 x 5 mm, oblong; seeds 4, orbicular.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests, commonly grown as garden plant
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Orange, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Chinnar, Thunakkadavu, Kasaragod, Manimooli, Karulai
   
 
   
 
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