A small herb from Rajkot
Most probably from Acanthaceae family
Appears to be some species of Rungia.
If the plant have spines….? any chance for Lepidagathis?? Its a wild guess..!!!
To my knowlege in Rajkot area Justicia procumbens is quite common. Even the bracteoles are narrower.
I too think that this a species of Justicia. But the information from the picture is not enough we need pictures of leaves and whole plant.
yes look like Justicia procumbens now correctly called as Rostellularia procumbens
Please check wheteher
and length of inflorescence and size of flower.
Its justicia species probably J.procumbens var. procumbens
Justicia for ID:
Collected from Palakkad District of Kerala during June 2012.
Please help me for vlidate the Id
I too have got the same from Bennarghatte National Park, Karnataka. Couldn’t reach a convincing id.
Another ID request. A really tiny plant, probably a medicinal herb. To give you an idea of scale, to the bottom left of the photo is the forefinger of the hand holding the plant.
Locality: About 40 km from Chennai
Altitude: Sea level
Habitat: Tiny herb
Approximate Height: 3-4 inches
Photo taken on: 14th August, 2011
Would you please post more picture (if available) showing the habit of the plant in which the leaves are clearly visible. If you can add information regarding the plants that would be of great help for easy
Any chances that it can be Anisomeles?
Kindly help in Id if possible.
other info:this seemed the only one in the vicinity.
Identificaton – plant/jun15/7 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
I wish to get the attached photos identified; looks like Justicia sp. – Acanthaceae.
Justicia species in eFIoraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available)
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