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  Strobilanthes jeyporensis
 
  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Strobilanthes jeyporensis Bedd., Ic. t. 214. 1868-1874; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 436. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1036(726). 1924; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 308. 1989; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 305. 1998; Venu in Daniel & Sanjappa (eds.), Fl. India ser. 4, Strobilanthes 126. 2006.
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  Description: Large shrubs, branches terete, glabrous. Leaves to 10 x 6 cm, broadly elliptic, acuminate to base and apex, lateral nerves 11-12 pairs. Spikes 7 x 0.7 cm, in axillary panicles; bracts 7 x 3 mm, glandular-hairy; bracteoles minute. Flowers scattered; calyx 8 mm long, lobes, subulate, glabrous; corolla 1.5-2 cm long, glabrous, pale blue; staminal filaments ciliate; style hairy.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-January
  District(s): Kottayam, Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Margins of shola forests and grasslands
  Distribution: Peninsular 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: 500-1500
  Localities: Uppermanalar
   
 
   
 
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