Strobilanthes cusia

 

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

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Common name: Assam Indigo, Chinese Rain Bell, Pink Strobilanthes, Vein Leaf Acanthus • Manipuri: খুমা Khuma, খুম Khum • Assamese: Rum, Raspat
 
 

This one is a Shrub. Photographed at "Cherapunji, Meghalaya".
Bot. name: "Strobilanthes flaccidifolius"

Ms Oct.2016/05 Strobilanthes sp. for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Location :Sialsuk, Mizoram
Date : Nov., 2013
Habit : Shrub
Habitat : Cultivated
Note : The leaves yield a blue dye. Rare.

This is Strobilanthes cusia (Nees) Kuntze - the Assam dye plant.
 
 
 
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