Dicliptera species- Shillong

 
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This plant was found growing wild along with other chickweeds at Ward lake area, Shillong.
Looks like some Dicliptera sp.?
Family: Acanthaceae
Date/Time: 13th Nov./ 01:30PM
Location: Ward lake premises, Shillong, Meghalaya.
Habitat: Wild
Plant habit: Herb
Height: 50 to 60cm,
Leaves ovate, distantly toothed margin, leaves almost sessile, 

Dicliptera species in eFIoraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available) 
Does look like Dicliptera, but inflorescence is very strange, have some similarity with D. chinensis (L.) Juss., but have differences too!
Any Dicliptera bupleuroides ? See the link 
The foliage is not clear in the photographs.
Do not have any idea, would like to know.





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