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  Stenosiphonium setosum
 
  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Stenosiphonium setosum T. Anders., J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 9: 464. 1867. Stenosiphonium parviflorum T. Anders., J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 9: 464. 1867; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 428. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1020(716). 1924; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 518. 2002.
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  Description: Shrubs. Leaves 4-15 x 1-3 cm, ovate-lanceolate, long acuminate at apex, attenuate at base, dentate on margins. Inflorescence axillary and terminal interrupted spikes. Bracts filiform 0.2-0.5 cm long, glandular pubescent. Calyx 5 -lobed; lobes filiform. Corolla purple; tube 0.6-0.8 cm long; lobes 5, sub equal. Stamens 2. Ovary 2-celled; ovules many.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 1000-1400
  Localities: Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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