Justicia diffusa var. hedyotidifolia

Justicia diffusa var. hedyotidifolia (Nees) C.B. Clarke (syn: Justicia hedyotidifolia (Wall. ex Nees) Remadevi (ambiguous synonym); Justicia hedyotidifolia Wall. (ambiguous synonym); Rostellaria hedyotidifolia Wall. ex Nees; Rostellularia diffusa var. hedyotidifolia (Nees) C.Y.Wu (ambiguous synonym); Rostellularia diffusa var. hedyotidifolia (Nees) G.R. Kumari (ambiguous synonym); Rostellularia diffusa var. hedyotidifolia (Nees) J.L. Ellis (ambiguous synonym); Rostellularia hedyotidifolia Wall. ex Nees);

India (S-India) as per Catalogue of Life;


This plant is Justicia diffusa var. hedyotidifolia (Nees) C.B. Clarke, of Acanthaceae
It is 30-40cm tall branched herb; stems hispidous to glabrascent; leaves opposite, orbicular to ovate; flowers white to light pink in terminal dense short spikes. 
As per The plant list, it is noted as unresolved name; but it this name is as per catalogue of life.
photographed at Veyilingaala kona in Eastern ghats
Identified with the help of Dr.P.Sunojkumar




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