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  Strobilanthes anamallaica
 
  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Strobilanthes anamallaica Wood, Kew Bull. 50: 11. 1995; Venu in Daniel & Sanjappa (eds.), Fl. India ser. 4, Strobilanthes 55. 2006; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 627. 2009. Strobilanthes adenophorus sensu Anders. 1860: Bedd., Ic. t. 225. 1868-1874, non Nees 1847; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 440. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1040(729). 1924; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 348. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 236. 2002. Didyplosandra lanceolata (Hook. ex Nees) Bremek., Verh. Acad. Wet. afd. Natuurk. Sect 2, 41: 178. 1944. Nilgirianthus beddomei Bremek., Verh. Acad. Wet. afd. Natuurk. Sect. 2, 41: 172. 1944; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 356. 1990; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 384. 2005.
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  Description: Shrubs, branchlets slender. Leaves 6-10 x 2.5 cm, linear or oblanceolate, apex caudate-acuminate, base cuneate, chartaceous, subentire or serrulate, lateral nerves ca. 6 pairs; petiole to 3.5 cm long. Spikes axillary, to 3 cm; peduncle to 2 cm; bracts obovate, acute, to 1 cm long; bracteoles narrow. Corolla 2 cm long, funnel-shaped, pale lavender.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-May
  District(s): Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Kollam, Wayanad, Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern 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: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 1500-2000
  Localities: Karimala Hills, Kamamudi, Pampa, Ayyappankovil
   
 
   
 
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