As per efi thread:

This is the key as per FPM Gamble and T.Pullaiah:
1.Flowers in slender trichotomous/ divaricately branched lax panicles:
 a. inflorescence bracts minute, linear; flowering bracts and bracteoles minute; leaves almost glabrous: Dicliptera parvibracteata
 b. bracts ciliate, leaves minutely pubescent, bracteoles linear-lanceolate, inflorescence branches hairy: Dicliptera beddomei
2. Flowers in axillary peduncled clusters:
 a. leaves hairy, rounded or obtuse at base;  floral bracts obovate-oblong: Dicliptera cuneata
 b. leaves acuminate at both ends, floral bracts foliaceous: Dicliptera foetida
3. flowers in dense axillary and terminal sessile or subsessile clusters, leaves rhomboid: Dicliptera bupleuroides
4. Flower clusters mostly in axillary whorls, bracts-oblong-obovate; leaves glabrous, ovate: Dicliptera verticellata

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Dicliptera baphica Nees (Andaman Is., Hainan, India, Nicobar Is., Sri Lanka, Vietnam as per POWO) (China (Hainan), peninsular India, Sri Lanka, Andamans (Little Andaman Isl.), Nicobars (North Nicobars, Central Nicobars) as per Catalogue of Life (Dicliptera manilalii Karthik. & Moorthy))

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Dicliptera beddomei C.B.Clarke (India (E-Ghats (Andhra Pradesh)) as per Catalogue of Life)
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Dicliptera bupleuroides Nees (Differences between the two species are better appreciated as per FoC illustration and FoP illustration)

((Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya as per POWO) (China (Yunnan, Guizhou), India (throughout, Darjeeling, Bengal), Bhutan, Sikkim, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin, Mandalay, Yangon), Nepal, Bangladesh as per Catalogue of life))

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Dicliptera cuneata Nees (India (peninsular India) as per Catalogue of Life)


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Dicliptera foetida (Forssk.) Blatt. (India (peninsular India), Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe (I), Yemen (W-Yemen) as per Catalogue of Life

Images by Satish Phadke, Validated by Dinesh Valke (Inserted by J.M.Garg)

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Dicliptera paniculata (Forssk.) I. Darbysh. (Egypt (SE-Egypt), Oman (Dhofar), Saudi Arabia (Hejaz, Asir), Yemen (Aden Desert, Tihama, W-Yemen), Pakistan (Karachi, Baluchistan, Peshawar, Pakistani Punjab, Lahore, Rawalpindi), S-Saharan Mts., S-Tibesti, Namibia, Mozambique, Botswana, Cameroon, Chad, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Mali, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, South Sudan, Senegal, Benin, Gambia, Niger, Nigeria, Socotra, Madagascar, Cape Verde Isl. (Santo Antao Isl., Sao Vicente Isl., Ilha de Sao Nicolau, Ilha da Boa Vista, Ilha de Maio, Ilha de Sao Tiago, Fogo Isl., Ilha Brava), China (Yunnan, Sichuan), India (Punjab and Scinde to Madras, Assam), Lakshadweep Isl. (Laccadives), Myanmar [Burma] (Bago), Thailand, Nepal, Vietnam, Bangladesh as per Catalogue of Life)

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Dicliptera parvibracteata Nees (India (Andhra Pradesh) as per Catalogue of Life)
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Dicliptera raui Karthik. & Moorthy (India (Subtropical Himalayas, Darjeeling, Upper Gangetic Plains), Nepal, Bhutan as per Catalogue of life)

  


Dicliptera riparia Nees (India (Himalayas, Plains of E-, N- & NE-India, Upper Gangetic Plains), Myanmar [Burma] (Bago, Taninthayi), Thailand, Nepal as per Catalogue of Life)

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Dicliptera verticillata (Forssk.) C.Chr. (South Sudan, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ghana, Nigeria, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa (Transvaal), Botswana, Cameroon, Zambia, Bioko Isl. (Fernando Poo), Sao Tome, Annobon Isl., Madagascar, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Niger, India (E-India, N- to peninsular India, Upper Gangetic Plains), Pakistan (Sind), Yemen (W-Yemen), Cape Verde Isl. (Santo Antao Isl., Ilha de Sao Nicolau, Ilha de Sao Tiago, Fogo Isl., Ilha Brava) as per Catalogue of Life)

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Hypoestes phyllostachya Baker (Introduced)(Madagascar, Costa Rica (I), Guatemala (I), Lesser Antilles (I) (Guadeloupe (I)), Hispaniola (I), Puerto Rico (I), Paraguay (I), Venezuela (I), Bolivia (I), Colombia (I) (Antioquia (I), Cundinamarca (I), Huila (I)), El Salvador (I), Honduras (I), Mexico (I), India (I), Australia (I) (Queensland (I)), New Caledonia (I), Norfolk Isl. (I), Hawaii (I) (Hawaii Isl. (I)) as per Catalogue of Life)
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Hypoestes triflora (Forssk.) Roem. & Schult. (Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre as per POWO)

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Karthikeyan et al. (2009) have mentioned following species of Dicliptera in India (Distribution as per Catalogue of Life/ POWO):
  1. Dicliptera abuensis Blatt. (India (Rajasthan) as per Catalogue of life)
  2. D. babui Karthik. & Moorthy syn. of Dicliptera tinctoria (Nees) Kostel. (Assam, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO)
  3. D. beddomei C.B.Clarke (India (E-Ghats (Andhra Pradesh)) as per Catalogue of life)
  4. D. bupleuroides Nees (Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya as per POWO) (China (Yunnan, Guizhou), India (throughout, Darjeeling, Bengal), Bhutan, Sikkim, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin, Mandalay, Yangon), Nepal, Bangladesh as per Catalogue of life)
  5. D. cuneata Nees (India (peninsular India) as per Catalogue of Life)
  6. D. fera (C.B.Clarke) Karthik. & Moorthy (China (Hainan, Yunnan, Guizhou), NE-India (Assam, E-Himalaya), Bhutan, Myanmar [Burma] (Chin), Bangladesh as per Catalogue of Life)
  7. D. foetida (Forssk.) Blatt. (India (peninsular India), Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe (I), Yemen (W-Yemen) as per Catalogue of Life)
  8. D. ghatica Santapau (India (Maharashtra) as per Catalogue of Life)
  9. D. heterostegia Nees (South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.), Swaziland, Kenya, Tanzania, D.R. Congo (Zaire), Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, Comores (Anjouan), India (Maharashtra) as per Catalogue of Life)
  10. D. lanceolaria (Roxb.) Karthik. & Moorthy China (Hainan, Yunnan), Myanmar [Burma] (Mon, Taninthayi), Thailand, Laos, E-India as per Catalogue of Life)
  11. D. leonotis Dalzell ex C.B. Clarke (peninsular India, Philippines (Luzon), Vietnam, Mozambique (I) as per Catalogue of Life)
  12. D. longifolia (King & Prain) Karthik. & Moorthy (India (Nagaland) as per Catalogue of Life)
  13. D. magnibracteata Collett & Hemsl. (Myanmar [Burma], NE-India (Assam) as per Catalogue of Life)
  14. D. manilalii Karthik. & Moorthy syn. of Dicliptera baphica Nees as per POWO (Andaman Is., Hainan, India, Nicobar Is., Sri Lanka, Vietnam) (Dicliptera manilalii Karthik. & Moorthy- China (Hainan), peninsular India, Sri Lanka, Andamans (Little Andaman Isl.), Nicobars (North Nicobars, Central Nicobars) as per Catalogue of Life)
  15. D. nasikensis Lakshmin. & B.D.Sharma (SW-India (Maharashtra) as per Catalogue of Life)
  16. D. paniculata (Forssk.) I. Darbysh. apud I. Durbush. & Vollesen (Egypt (SE-Egypt), Oman (Dhofar), Saudi Arabia (Hejaz, Asir), Yemen (Aden Desert, Tihama, W-Yemen), Pakistan (Karachi, Baluchistan, Peshawar, Pakistani Punjab, Lahore, Rawalpindi), S-Saharan Mts., S-Tibesti, Namibia, Mozambique, Botswana, Cameroon, Chad, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Mali, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, South Sudan, Senegal, Benin, Gambia, Niger, Nigeria, Socotra, Madagascar, Cape Verde Isl. (Santo Antao Isl., Sao Vicente Isl., Ilha de Sao Nicolau, Ilha da Boa Vista, Ilha de Maio, Ilha de Sao Tiago, Fogo Isl., Ilha Brava), China (Yunnan, Sichuan), India (Punjab and Sindh to Madras, Assam), Lakshadweep Isl. (Laccadives), Myanmar [Burma] (Bago), Thailand, Nepal, Vietnam, Bangladesh as per Catalogue of Life)
  17. D. parvibracteata Nees (India (Andhra Pradesh) as per Catalogue of Life)
  18. D. raui Karthik. & Moorthy (India (Subtropical Himalayas, Darjeeling, Upper Gangetic Plains), Nepal, Bhutan as per Catalogue of Life)
  19. D. riparia Nees (India (Himalayas, Plains of E-, N- & NE-India, Upper Gangetic Plains), Myanmar [Burma] (Bago, Taninthayi), Thailand, Nepal as per Catalogue of Life)
  20. D. roxburghiana Nees [synonym of Dicliptera chinensis (L.) Juss.] (China (Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi, Hongkong, Macao, Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan), Taiwan, Indochina, Pakistan (Baluchistan, Quetta, Waziristan, Kurram, N.W.Frontier Prov., Dir, Swat, Pakistani Punjab, Salt Range, Rawalpindi, Hazara), Ryukyu Isl., Hawaii (I) (Kauai (I), Oahu (I), Molokai (I)) as per Catalogue of Life) (Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO)
  21. D. sebastinei Karthik. & Moorthy (Malaya, Myanmar, Nicobar Is. as per POWO) and Dicliptera sebastinei var. khasiana (C. B. Cl.) Karthik. & Moorthy (India (Meghalaya) as per Catalogue of Life)
  22. D. sivarajanii Karhik. & Moorthy (India (I), Indochina, Malesia, Singapore (I) as per Catalogue of Life)
  23. D. spinulosa Hochst. ex K. Balkwill syn. of Dicliptera verticillata (Forssk.) C. Christensen (South Sudan, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ghana, Nigeria, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga), Botswana, Cameroon, Congo (Brazzaville), Zambia, Bioko Isl. (Fernando Poo), Sao Tome, Principe Isl., Annobon Isl., Madagascar, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Gambia, Togo, Sierra Leone, Niger, India (E-India, N- to peninsular India, Upper Gangetic Plains), Pakistan (Sind), Yemen (W-Yemen), Cape Verde Isl. (Santo Antao Isl., Ilha de Sao Nicolau, Ilha de Sao Tiago, Fogo Isl., Ilha Brava) as per Catalogue of Life)
  24. D. undulata (Vahl) Karthik. & Moorthy (India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu) as per Catalogue of Life)
  25. D. verticillata (Forssk.) C. Chr. (South Sudan, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ghana, Nigeria, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga), Botswana, Cameroon, Congo (Brazzaville), Zambia, Bioko Isl. (Fernando Poo), Sao Tome, Principe Isl., Annobon Isl., Madagascar, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Gambia, Togo, Sierra Leone, Niger, India (E-India, N- to peninsular India, Upper Gangetic Plains), Pakistan (Sind), Yemen (W-Yemen), Cape Verde Isl. (Santo Antao Isl., Ilha de Sao Nicolau, Ilha de Sao Tiago, Fogo Isl., Ilha Brava) as per Catalogue of Life)

Reference:

Karthikeyan, S., Sanjappa, M. and Moorthy, S. 2009. Flowering Plants of India, Dicotyledons, vol-I (Acanthaceea- Avicenniaceae). Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. pp. 10-13. 

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An important document for names, authority and distribution of Acanthaceae species in India is FLOWERING PLANTS OF INDIA, DICOTYLEDONS, Vol-I (Acanthaceae-Avicenniaceae) authored by S.Karthikeyan, M.Sanjappa and S.Moorthy and published by Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata in 2009. In this document all the Peristrophe species are treated under the genus Dicliptera following Darbyshire & K. Vollesen (2007) [in Kew Bulletin 62: 119]. As per this document (Karthikeyan et al., 2009) and scrutiny of names in Plant List (2010), following species of Peristrophe (treated under Dicliptera by Karthikeyan et al 2009) occur in India:
1- Peristrophe acuminata Nees syn. of Dicliptera sebastinei Karthik. & Moorthy
2- P. bivalvis (L.) Merr. syn. of Dicliptera sivarajanii Karthik. & Moorthy
3- P. fera C.B. Clarke syn. of Dicliptera fera (C. B. Cl.) Karthik. & Moorthy
4- P. lanceolaria (Roxb.) Nees syn. of Dicliptera lanceolaria (Roxb.) Karthik. & Moorthy
6- P. magnibracteata (Collet & Hemsl.) Z.P. Hao et al. syn. of Dicliptera magnibracteata Collett & Hemsl.
7- P. montana Nees syn. of Dicliptera baphica Nees
8- Peristrophe paniculata (Forssk.) R. K. Brummitt syn. of Dicliptera paniculata (Forssk.) I. Darbysh
9- P. speciosa Nees syn. of Dicliptera raui Karthik. & Moorthy
10- P. undulata Nees syn. of Dicliptera undulata (Vahl) Karthik. & Moorthy 

No Peristrophe species is mentioned in Red Data Book of Indian Plants by Nayar & Sastry, 1987-90) 


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Flora of Peninsular India with keys at species links:
Dicliptera beddomei (India (E-Ghats (Andhra Pradesh)) as per Catalogue of life)
Dicliptera bupleuroides (Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya as per POWO) (China (Yunnan, Guizhou), India (throughout, Darjeeling, Bengal), Bhutan, Sikkim, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin, Mandalay, Yangon), Nepal, Bangladesh as per Catalogue of life)
Dicliptera cuneata (India (peninsular India) as per Catalogue of Life)
Dicliptera foetida (India (peninsular India), Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe (I), Yemen (W-Yemen) as per Catalogue of Life)
Dicliptera ghatica (India (Maharashtra) as per Catalogue of Life)
Dicliptera heterostegia  (South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.), Swaziland, Kenya, Tanzania, D.R. Congo (Zaire), Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, Comores (Anjouan), India (Maharashtra) as per Catalogue of Life)
Dicliptera leonotis (peninsular India, Philippines (Luzon), Vietnam, Mozambique (I) as per Catalogue of Life)
Dicliptera manilalii syn. of Dicliptera baphica Nees as per POWO (Andaman Is., Hainan, India, Nicobar Is., Sri Lanka, Vietnam) (Dicliptera manilalii Karthik. & Moorthy- China (Hainan), peninsular India, Sri Lanka, Andamans (Little Andaman Isl.), Nicobars (North Nicobars, Central Nicobars) as per Catalogue of Life)
Dicliptera nasikensis (SW-India (Maharashtra) as per Catalogue of Life)
Dicliptera parvibracteata  (India (Andhra Pradesh) as per Catalogue of Life)
Dicliptera roxburghiana [synonym of Dicliptera chinensis (L.) Juss.] (China (Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi, Hongkong, Macao, Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan), Taiwan, Indochina, Pakistan (Baluchistan, Quetta, Waziristan, Kurram, N.W.Frontier Prov., Dir, Swat, Pakistani Punjab, Salt Range, Rawalpindi, Hazara), Ryukyu Isl., Hawaii (I) (Kauai (I), Oahu (I), Molokai (I)) as per Catalogue of Life) (Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO)
Dicliptera verticillata (South Sudan, Sudan, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ghana, Nigeria, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa (Limpopo, Mpulamanga), Botswana, Cameroon, Congo (Brazzaville), Zambia, Bioko Isl. (Fernando Poo), Sao Tome, Principe Isl., Annobon Isl., Madagascar, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Gambia, Togo, Sierra Leone, Niger, India (E-India, N- to peninsular India, Upper Gangetic Plains), Pakistan (Sind), Yemen (W-Yemen), Cape Verde Isl. (Santo Antao Isl., Ilha de Sao Nicolau, Ilha de Sao Tiago, Fogo Isl., Ilha Brava) as per Catalogue of Life)
Peristrophe paniculata (syn. of Dicliptera paniculata (Forssk.) I. Darbysh.) (Egypt (SE-Egypt), Oman (Dhofar), Saudi Arabia (Hejaz, Asir), Yemen (Aden Desert, Tihama, W-Yemen), Pakistan (Karachi, Baluchistan, Peshawar, Pakistani Punjab, Lahore, Rawalpindi), S-Saharan Mts., S-Tibesti, Namibia, Mozambique, Botswana, Cameroon, Chad, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Mali, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, South Sudan, Senegal, Benin, Gambia, Niger, Nigeria, Socotra, Madagascar, Cape Verde Isl. (Santo Antao Isl., Sao Vicente Isl., Ilha de Sao Nicolau, Ilha da Boa Vista, Ilha de Maio, Ilha de Sao Tiago, Fogo Isl., Ilha Brava), China (Yunnan, Sichuan), India (Punjab and Sindh to Madras, Assam), Lakshadweep Isl. (Laccadives), Myanmar [Burma] (Bago), Thailand, Nepal, Vietnam, Bangladesh as per Catalogue of Life)

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Flora of Peninsular India with keys at species links: 

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From Floral Database of Tamilnadu

Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution
Dicliptera
cuneata
Nees
Herb Deciduous to
Moist Deciduous Forests
Flora of Tamil
Nadu, VOL. II, 1987
Dindigul, Erode
, Madurai , Namakkal, Nilgiri, Salem, Theni, Tiruchchirappalli,
Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Viluppuram
Dicliptera foetida (Forssk.) Blatter Herb Western
Ghats, Evergreen Forests
Flora
of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987
Kanniyakumari,
Theni, Tirunelveli
Dicliptera verticillata (Forssk.)
Christensen
Herb Western
Ghats, Deciduous to Moist Deciduous Forests
Flora
of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987
Dindigul,
Nilgiri

From Floral Database of Tamilnadu :                              

Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution
Peristrophe montana Nees syn. of Dicliptera baphica Nees Undershrub Western Ghats, Evergreen Forests Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987 Coimbatore, Kanniyakumari, Nilgiri, Theni, Tirunelveli
Peristrophe paniculata (Forssk.) Brummitt syn. of Dicliptera paniculata (Forssk.) I. Darbysh Herb Plains, Dry Localities Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987 All districts

 

Species with description & pictures in Flowers of India as on 20.2.14: 

Botanical name Synonyms Family Common name
Dicliptera bupleuroides Dicliptera roxburghiana var. bupleuroides Acanthaceae Roxburgh’s Foldwing
Dicliptera chinensis Dicliptera roxburghiana, Justicia chinensis Acanthaceae Chinese Foldwing
Dicliptera foetida Dicliptera zeylanica, Dicliptera bivalvis, Justicia foetida Acanthaceae Stinking Foldwing

Botanical name Synonyms Family Common name
Peristrophe speciosa Justicia speciosa Acanthaceae Showy Foldwing

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1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants edited by Kerry Scott Walter, Harriet J. Gillett
Dicliptera abuensis Blatt.- E- Rajasthan
Dicliptera beddomei C.B.Clarke- I- Andhra Pradesh
Dicliptera ghatica Santapau


Floristic Diversity of Assam By Bora, Yogendra Kumar (2003)- Details-
Flora of Madhya Pradesh: Chhatarpur and Damoh By G. P. Roy, B. K. Shukla, Bhaskar Datt (1992)- Details-
Dicliptera verticillata (FORSK.) CHRISTENS.

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A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon -, Volume 12 By M. D. Dassanayake (1998)- Details with keys
Dicliptera zeylanica Nees is a synonym of Dicliptera foetida (Forssk.) Blatt.
Dicliptera neesii (Trimen) L.H.Cramer (Endemic to Srilanka)


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The Flora of the Presidency of Bombay: Compositae to Gramineae by Theodore Cooke (1908)-
…. Dicliptera leonotis, Dalz. MS. in Ihrb. Kew., ex C. B. Clarke, in llook. f. Fl. B. I. v. 4 (1885) p. 553. (jìlabrous or nearly so; stem 6-angular, erect, 2-3 ft. high with elongate opposite branches. ….


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Peristrophe : 3 posts by 2 authors.

I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Peristrophe

Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible. It’s quite possible that there may be some discrepancy in the accepted names & synonyms taken from other links.

Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.

If someone can provide complete list of Indian species with source references it will be wonderful.

Any comments/ corrections are welcome


I have added list of Peristrophe species in India based on the reference.


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Dicliptera : 1 post by 1 author.

I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Dicliptera

Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible. It’s quite possible that there may be some discrepancy in the accepted names & synonyms taken from other links.

Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.

If someone can provide complete list of Indian species with source references it will be wonderful.

Any comments/ corrections are welcome


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List of Indian species in the genera Acanthus, Blepharis and Dicliptera (Acanthaceae) : 2 posts by 2 authors.

I have added lists of Indian species of Acanthus, Blepharis and Dicliptera in eFI.


Thanks a lot, … Species at other links matches well with these.


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Pl. go through Dicliptera page with images of species in efloraofindia (done by me).

If you find any mis-identification, pl. let us know.

If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), it will be really nice. Also, if anybody is interested to take up the activity of inserting images on efloraofindia pages from efloraofindia posts, pl. let us know.


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Dicliptera nasikensis in FOI : 3 posts by 2 authors.
I have doubts about images of Dimple Bhati of Dicliptera nasikensis in FOI as it is stated to be distributed in Nasik district of Maharashtra only as per Catalogue of Life and Flora of Peninsular India.
I could neither find any images or specimen on net (none at
GBIF) nor any description on net.
Also it shows only a single image without much details.
It may be some other species.

Pl. check and rectify.


I agree with you that the identity is doubtful here.


It has to be deleted or marked as doubtful.


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Pl. go throughDicliptera (Acanthaceae) page with comparative images of species in efloraofindia. On clicking the link of species, one can check the complete details.

I request you to pl. go through & point out mistakes, if any. I hope this will aid in identifications in future. If anybody can send images of other species of this genus (for incorporation in the website), if any, or can identify unidentified images, it will be really nice.


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