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  Lepidagathis cuspidata
 
  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Lepidagathis cuspidata Nees in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 97. 1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 519. 1885; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1067(748). 1924.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kodajathripaccha, Kodassathripaccha
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Subshrubs. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, caudate-acuminate, base attenuate, to 15 x 5 cm. Spikes axillary, glandular-pubescent, to 7 cm long. Calyx lobes ciliate along margins. Corolla 1.5 cm long, white with purple dots, sparsely hairy at mouth.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-June
  District(s): Wayanad, Palakkad, Thrissur, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Rosemala
   
 
   
 
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