Odontonema callistachyum (Cham. & Schltdl.) Kuntze (Images by Muthu Karthick (Identified by Ajinkya Gadave) & P. Santhan (Inserted by J.M.Garg))


Odontonema tubaeforme (Bertol.) Kuntze (Images by Alka Khare & R. Thilakan Makkiseril (Identified by P. Santhan) (Inserted by J.M.Garg))



Botanical name Family Common name
Odontonema strictum is a synonym of Odontonema tubaeforme (Bertol.) Kuntze Acanthaceae Firespike

Odontonema cuspidatum (nees) kuntze (acanthaceae): Addition to exotic record for Maharashtra– Jogdand Vinod R., Dhabe Arvind S.- BIOINFOLET – A Quarterly Journal of Life Sciences Year : 2013, Volume : 10, Issue : 4a-

Abstract– During exploration of exotic species in Aurangabad, Odontonema cuspidatum (Nees) Kuntze. Was found to be frequently occurring. This species has not been reported earlier from Maharashtra (Almeida, 2003; Singh et al 2001.) and therefore, it is a new exotic addition to Maharashtra. The present paper deals with update citation, detail description, flowering and fruiting season, locality and field photograph of the species.

Odontonema :  1 post by 1 author.

I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Odontonema

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.

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 species found/ cultivated in India with source references it will be wonderful.

Any comments/ corrections are welcome.

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

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), if any, 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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