Asystasia crispata Benth., Linnaea 24: 647 1851. (Syn: Asystasia coromandeliana Wight; Ruellia chelonoides Wall.);

India (SW-Ghats) as per Catalogue of Life;

by Prabhu Kumar K M, Identified by Vijayasankar Raman (Inserted
by J.M.Garg)


Identification: This plant I am collected from Nilgiri, Tamil Nadu.
I collect this from wild.
I feel this Asystasia is a garden escape. Any guess?

Could this be a Strobilanthes sp. may be lawsonii.

It is Asystasia for sure; most probably Asystasia crispata.

Of course a species of Asystasia.

Family: Acanthaceae
Date: November 2014
Place, Nelliyampathy, Palakkad, Kerala
Habit: Herb
Habitat: Riparian

Seems to be Asystasia crispata 

What are the key features of A. crispata sir? 

You may check the keys at An Excursion Flora of Central Tamilnadu, India By K. M. Matthew (1995- Details with Keys) 


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