Bracts white with green nerves
Bracts elliptic, cuspidate, glabrous and spikes upto 7.5 cm… E. pulchellum Andr.
Bracts obovate, mucronate, strigose and spikes longer than 7.5 cm…. E. roseum (Vahl.) R. Br.

Bracts green
The bracts many nerved, white ciliate on margins… E. purpurascens Nees
The bracts few nerved, viscous hairy ……… E. capens L. var. concanense (T. And. C. B. Cl.) Sant.
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Flora of Chakrata: Eranthemum pulchellum from Chakrata Kalsi road:
Eranthemum pulchellum from Chakrata Kalsi road
pls validate


This is not Eranthemum pulchellum (syn: E. nervosum) commonly grown in Delhi. That species has white bracts with green veins, cuspidate at tip and spike not more than 7.5 cm long.
This is Eranthemum purpurascens Nees with green bracts, many nerved and ciliate along margin
Please see the key jointly developed by … and me. efi thread


I was thinking, why not Eranthemum roseum?


in both E. roseum and E. pulchellum the bracts are white with green veins not in this case
Bracts white with green nerves
Bracts elliptic, cuspidate, glabrous and spikes upto 7.5 cm… E. pulchellum Andr.
Bracts obovate, mucronate, strigose and spikes longer than 7.5  cm…. E. roseum (Vahl.) R. Br.
Bracts green
The bracts many nerved, white ciliate on margins… E. purpurascens Nees
The bracts few nerved, viscous hairy…………………. E. capens L. var. concanense (T. And. C. B. Cl.) Sant.
Illustrations are in the key- efi thread


Images by Gurcharan Singh  (Inserted by J.M.Garg)

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Acanthaceae Fortnight: Eranthemum purpurascens from Dakpathar for validation-GSMAR16/17 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
This shrub photographed from near Dakpathar looks like Eranthemum purpurascens, but does not match with one uploaded by …, as my plant is not as hairy and slightly mottled with faint patches. Please help in ID. Here is the photograph in Srikant ji’s key.


I do not see any problem. Can’t say about … photo.


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Shurb id from BD_sm_1433 : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)

Eranthemum roseum to me.


I think more close to images at Eranthemum purpurascens Wight ex Nees


and as always i want to see the whole plant esp its basal leaves, right down to the earth


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Need help with purple flowered annual growing along perennial stream : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)- around 1200 kb each.
Kerwa, Bhopal; Black soil; 1/11/2020


Eranthemum pulchellum ??


Thanks, …, for the initial id.
I think it is Eranthemum purpurascens Wight ex Nees as per comparative images at Eranthemum



SK 3113 06 November 2021: 7 very high res. images.
Location: Kalikot, West Nepal
Altitude: 718m.
Date:13 August 2021
Habit : Wild
Eranthemum pulchellum Andrews ??


I think Eranthemum purpurascens Wight ex Nees, as per keys and comparative images at Eranthemum


OK


Yes, it is Eranthemum purpurascens Wight ex Nees.



This plant is from Pench tiger reserve
Photographed on 27-9-05

I think it is Eranthemum purpurascens from Acanthaceae family

Please confirm the id


Yes, I agree with ID because the bracts are green and many nerved and the flowers are in a terminal panicle.


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SK 3268 28 December 2021: 7 very high res. images.

Location: Surkhet, West Nepal
Altitude:  476m.
Date: 28 August 2021 
Habit : Wild
Eranthemum purpurascens Nees ??

Yes, appears close to images at Eranthemum purpurascens Wight ex Nees


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Eranthemum pulchellum Andrews: 4 very high res. images.

Location: Surkhet, West Nepal
Altitude: 1310 m.
Date: 27 July 2021 

Habit : Wild


I think Eranthemum purpurascens Wight ex Nees, as per images and details herein.



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