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  Strobilanthes pulneyensis
 
  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Strobilanthes pulneyensis Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 438. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1038(727). 1924; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 523. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 307. 1998; Venu in Daniel & Sanjappa (eds.), Fl. India ser. 4, Strobilanthes 164. 2006; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 632. 2009. Strobilanthes punctatus Bedd., Ic. t. 204. 1868-1874. Xenacanthus pulneyensis (Hook. f.) Bremek., Verh. Acad. Wet. afd. Natuurk. Sect. 2, 41: 176. 1944; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 213. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 363. 1990; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 118. 2000.
  Malayalam Name(s): Chonayamkallukurinji
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Profusely branched shrubs; branchlets densely hirtus. Leaves elliptic, acuminate, densely hirtus; nerves 7 pairs, regular. Spikes peduncled, flattened, 1-3 in axils; bracts 1-3 x 1.2 cm, ovate to orbicular, serrate, densely white hairy at base; bracteoles linear, hairy. Flowers few to many; sepals 10 mm long, hairy; corolla 26 mm long, tube narrow, 10 mm long, thinly hairy outside; staminal sheath ciliate.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-December
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Idukki, Malappuram, Palakkad, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-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: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Pachakkanam, Chembotti, Mattupetty, Karappa, Karuvarakundu, Damodaran Kolle
   
 
   
 
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