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  Strobilanthes consanguineus
 
  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Strobilanthes consanguineus (Nees) Anders. in Thw., Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 226. 1860; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 435. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1036(726). 1924; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 304. 1998; Venu in Daniel & Sanjappa (eds.), Fl. India ser. 4, Strobilanthes 86. 2006. Endopogon consanguineus Nees in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 99. 1832. Endopogon amomum Nees in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 99. 1832. Endopogon hypoleucus Nees in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 99. 1832 & in DC., Prodr. 11: 104. 1847. Strobilanthes consanguineus (Nees) Anders. var. amomum (Nees) Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 435. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1037(727). 1924. Strobilanthes consanguineus (Nees) Anders. var. hypoleuca (Nees) Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 436. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1037(727). 1924; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 522. 1997. Phlebophyllum spicatum Bremek., Verh. Acad. Wet. afd. Natuurk. Sect. 2, 41:169.1944; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 117. 2000. Phlebophyllum spicatum (Roth) Bremek. var. amomum (Nees) Bremek., Verh. Acad. Wet. afd. Natuurk. Sect 2, 41: 169. 1944; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 351. 1994.
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  Description: Erect shrubs, 1-2 m tall. Leaves opposite, 10-17 x 5-10 cm, nearly glabrous, dentate, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate at apex, cuneate at base, more prominently toothed; main nerves 7-8 pairs, subparallel. Spikes more slender, more interrupted, nearly glabrous, 5-8 cm long, short-peduncled. Flowers white in paniculate spikes; bracts larger, subulate, hairy, acuminate; bracteoles linear, short. Calyx .6 cm long, the lobes slender. Corolla 1.5 cm long, glabrous without. Stamens 2 fertile, hardly monadelphous, though sometimes connected at base; anthers oblong, muticous, 2-celled. Disk small or as a stalk to the ovary. Ovary 2-celled, ovules 2 in each cell; style linear; stigma of one linear branch, the other suppressed or a mere point. Capsules ca. 9 mm long; seeds much compressed, glabrous, densely hairy when wetted, with a basal areole.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-February
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Idukki, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Blue
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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  Localities: Udumbatheri, Muthappanpuzha
   
 
   
 
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