Justicia betonica ?

Justicia betonica ?;

 
 
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the estuary of Kallada river, Kollam district Kerala- Oct.'08?; Lalbagh on14th Dec.'08; id this plant - indiantreepix | Google Groups Wild Flower for ID-250809-RK-1 - indiantreepix | Google Groups

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Justicia trinervia Vahl
on Kas plateau on September 28, 2008  
I think it should be Justicia betonica as per keys at
 
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efi thread & details at Justicia betonica and Justicia trinervia

..., to me, definitely not Justicia betonica. The bracts of J. betonica are tell-tale.  J. trinervia may be validated for its correctness.
It's not J. trinervia as per the following:
 
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As per these links, images of J. trinervia  in FOI are not correct. ... may pl. check.
Thanks ... for this validation; the posted plant remains inconclusive for the third time; earlier two posts were 02 FEB 09 and 10 OCT 12.
I read through all posts of our group, related to J. trinervia -- it looks like J. betonica gets discussed almost in all of them. Perhaps because
1) the bracts are white with green nerves 
2) at The Plants List, J. trinervia is treated as synonym of J. betonica, though not with full confidence.
But I think they are separate species. J. betonica is relatively, quite a tall plant, and not sure if it roots at nodes (as described for J. trinervia).
 

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