Strobilanthes species- Baba Budangiri Hills, Chikmagalur region, Karnataka

 
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Seen this small shrub at the top of Baba Budangiri Hills, Chikmagalur region, Karnataka.
Plant reminded me of Pleocaulus ritchei (Family: Acanthaceae).
Flowers were seen very close to ground..
Altitude: Approx. 5500 ft.
Habitat: Wild
Date/Time: 26-01-2014/ 04:45PM.

efi page on Strobilanthes sessilis var. ritchei  syn. Pleocaulus ritchei


Does not seem to be Pleocaulus ritchiei, though not sure. Wonderful find ... !!





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