Lepidagathis scariosa Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. (Wallich). iii. 95. Wallich . (Syn: Lepidagathis terminalis Nees);

by N. Muthu Karthick & T. Badri Narayanan (Identified by Vijayasankar Raman) (Inserted by J.M.Garg)




Herb for id 151209MK1 – efloraofindia | Google Groups : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Please validate this Acanthaceae herb. Locally abundant in the plains of eastern ghats.

Date: 05 Dec 2009

it is Lepidagathis, probably L. scariosa. Nice pictures!
From where did u collect this? Sathyamangalam R.F.? It would be useful to the members if you could mention the exact locality, instead of saying larger areas like ‘plains of eastern ghats’. I have not seen this in the northern parts of eastern ghats in TN.

Much thanks for the id sir. Yes I make sure to mention the locality hereafter.

This herb is found in the scrub jungles near Bhavani sagar Dam.



ID please: I am enclosing a plant collected from Tamil Nadu for Id

Species of Lepidagathis?

Yes …, it looks like Lepidagathis scariosa to me too.



Nagamalai 190713 TBN 1 for id : Attachments (3). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Please identify this Lamiaceae plant details of which are as follows:
Date           : 25.11.12                                                              
Location     :Nagamalai hills, 20 km from Madurai
Altitude      :500 to 700 ft
Habitat        wild ; base of rocky hill chain:
Habit           :shrub
Height         :2 ft
Leaves         :as shown
Flowers       :lilac
Fruits          :not seen 

I think this is Lepidagathis scariosa of Acanthanceae.

I am thankful to you for identifying the plant.



ID Please : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)

Photographed @ Teni foot hills near cultivated lands. 

Probably Lepidagathis sp?

Lepidagathis sp. (Acanthaceae)​

Closest match I could find is Lepidagathis scariosa

Thanks for ID.



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