Lepidagathis lutea Dalzell, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 139 1850. ;
 
 
Common name: Yellow Lepidagathis • Marathi:
पिवला भूई गॆंद Pivla Bhuigend  
 
Its a small perinial herb, branches filiform, 10- 20cm. Leaves opposite, 3 to 5cm,  linear, acute. 
Flowers yellowish,  in short spikes forming a globuse head 3 to 5 cm at base.  
 
 


 

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Lepidagathis lueta: Lepidagathis lueta
Today at Ratnagiri, Maharashtra 

I think you meant Lepidagathis lutea 


i seen it near Guhagar on rocks along roadside.


 

 

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I recorded this dense rosette of spine tipped plant in Goa University campus, Goa.

Spines were sharp and I was not able to see internal details of flowers to decide whether it is Scrophulariaceae or Acanthaceae.

Moreover I am completely ignorant of flora of this area.


Is it Lepidagathis mitis (Acanthaceae)?


L.lutea


Thank you … I am taking it as Lepidagathis lutea Dalzell (Acanthaceae).

Indian literature indicate that it is distributed in NW Ghats (Maharashtra) and Rajasthan.


 

 

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This one was photographed at Chakdeo hill, Maharashtra. 

Local Marathi name: “Pivla Bhuigend” 
Bot. name: Lepidagathis lutea 
Family: Acanthaceae
Its a small perinial herb, branches filiform, 10- 20cm. Leaves opposite, 3 to 5cm,  linear, acute. 
Flowers yellowish,  in short spikes forming a globuse head 3 to 5 cm at base.


 
 
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