Strobilanthes auriculatus var. dyeriana (Mast.) J.R.I.Wood (Syn: Perilepta dyeriana (Mast.) Bremek.Perilepta macclellandii (C.B.Cl.) Bremek.; Strobilanthes dyerianus Hort.Sander.; Strobilanthes maclellandi C.B.Cl.);
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India (I), China (I) (Guangdong (I), Yunnan (I)), Cuba (I), Hispaniola (I), Isla Margarita (I), Myanmar [Burma] (Bago, Shan, Taninthayi, Yangon), Cameroon (I) as per Catalogue of Life;
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Persian shield
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Strobilanthes dyerianus : Persian Shield : 120111-AK: Attachments (2). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Taken at Racca Nursery, Nasik, Maharashtra. 


Thanks a lot for sharing this ornamental plant pic.
Belongs to family Acanthaceae.



efloraofindia: For ID 271112SP34 :  2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).
Please help me to identify this colorful plant, grown as weeds in a private garden in talegaon.


Strobilanthes dyerianus



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Strobilanthes dyerianus from Solan, Himachal Pradesh-GS19022020-7 : 2 posts by 1 author. Attachments (3) + Attachments (2).

Strobilanthes dyerianus, the beautiful ornamental grown as foliage plant, rarely flowers/allowed to flower. It was found flowering in Nauni University Campus, Himachal Pradesh, clicked on May 28, 2015.
First image of foliage plant is from California,  


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Better images from Solan
Attachments (2)


The valid name is as follows: Strobilanthes auriculata var. dyeriana (Mast.) J.R.I. Wood in Kew Bull. 58: 92. 2003.
Strobilanthes dyeriana Mast., Gard. Chron. 1: 442. 1893 & Rev. Hortic. 14: 201. 1893; Bot. Mag. 124: t. 7574. 1898; Haines, Bot. Bihar Orissa 2: 677. 1922; Perilepta dyeriana (Mast.) Bremek. in Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Tweede Sect. 41(1): 195 & 274. 1944; Karthik. & al., Fl. Pl. India 1: 48. 2009. Type: A specimen cultivated at Kew in Feb 1916, (neotype: K, n.v.).
Strobilanthes maclellandii C.B. Clarke in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 453. 1884; Perilepta maclellandii (C.B. Clarke) Bremek. in Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Tweede Sect. 41(1): 195 & 279. 1944. Type: Burma (Myanmar), Rangoon, MC Lelland (holo.: K)
Strobilanthes maclellandii var. latipes C.B. Clarke in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 454. 1884. Type: Burma (Myanmar), probably Pegu Yoma but relabeled “Tenasserim” in another hand, Beddome (holo.: K, n.v.).
Native of Myanmar and Thailand: In India, cultivated 


Yes! POWO, GBIF and Col says so !


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Strobilanthes auriculatus Nees: 5 very high res. images.

Location: Eden Project, Cornwall, UK
Altitude: 60m.
Date: 03 April 2022
Habit : Cultivated

This looks like Strobilanthes auriculata var. dyeriana (Mast.) J.R.I. Wood. It has been treated as a distinct species Strobilanthes dyeriana Mast. but only differs in the leaf markings. It is widely cultivated and was described in the Gardener’s Chronicle from cultivated material. Wild populations of the variety are found in Myanmar and Thailand.


Going by the leaves, it appears close to images at Strobilanthes auriculatus var. dyeriana


In my opinion it is Strobilanthes auriculatus var. dyeriana



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