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  Andrographis lineata
 
  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Andrographis lineata Wall. ex Nees in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 116. 1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 504. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1049(735). 1924; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 374. 2005.
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  Description: Stout erect herbs. Leaves oblong-lanceate, 4-7 by 1-1.3 cm, base rounded or obtuse, margin stiff ciliolate, apex acute, hispid, thick-chartaceous; petiole absent or very short. Flowers dense in terminal panicles, glandular hirsute; calyx-lobes lanceate, pale purple, slightly ventricose. Capsule oblong-cylindric. Seeds small.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Pathanamthitta
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Kakki hills
   
 
   
 
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