Strobilanthes crossandra

Strobilanthes crossandra (Steud.) J. R. I. Wood, comb. nov. (Syn: Ruellia crossandra Steud., Ruellia diffusa Nees in Wallich, non Ruellia diffusa Vell., Hemigraphis crossandra (Steud.) Bremek., Ruellia crenata Benth. ex Hohen., Hemigraphis elegans var. crenata (Benth.) C. B. Clarke, in Hook. f., Hemigraphis crenata (Benth.) Bremek., Strobilanthes burmanica Kurz) as per New Names and Combinations in Indian Acanthaceae by John R. I. Wood- Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature 23(3):385-395. 2014
 

Images by Dinesh Valke & Prashant Awale (Inserted by J.M.Garg)

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hem-ee-GRAF-iss -- from the Greek hemi (half) and graphis (stylus, paintbrush)
kre-NAY-tuh or kre-NAH-tuh -- scalloped 

commonly known as: scalloped hemigraphis 

Endemic to: peninsular India 

 

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Hemigraphis crenata (Benth.) Bremek.
along NH17 near Loliem, Goa on February 21, 2012 
 
 
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Acanthaceae Fortnight ::Hemigraphis crenata :Goa :: PKA-MAR47/47: :: : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Seen this small Diffuse herb in Goa. Stem hairy.
Bot. name: Hemigraphis crenata
Family: Acanthaceae
 
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Acanthaceae fortnight SN 17 : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)
Hemigraphis sp from Warangal area of Telengana.
Hemigraphis species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available)
Please ask ... if it can be Hemigraphis latebrosa or Strobilanthes tomentosa.
Please also ask ... if it can be Hemigraphis crenata 
Thank you ..., it is Hemigraphis crenata only
Thank you ..., next time I see this plant again I would be able to id myself.
 
 

 
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