Lepidagathis hamiltoniana Wall. (Unresolved), Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 96 1832. (Syn: Ruellia radicalis Buch.-Ham. ex Nees (Unresolved));

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[EfloraofIndia_071212PD01_Lepidagathis hamiltoniana_Flora of Odisha:   sharing another complex species of acanthaceae from Ranpur

Lepidagathis hamiltoniana Wall.

Family: Acanthaceae
Habit: Herb
Habitat: Wild in open grasslands
Ecology: Grows luxuriantly in Iron deposited soil
Altitude: 100 to 200 m above msl
Place of collection: Ranpur, Nayagarh, Odisha
Description: Prostrate to erect, mostly pubescent dwarf herbs, stems branched, procurement, quadrangular,slightly pubescent. Leaves nearly glabrous, narrowed at both ends, entire or crenate-serrate. Inflorescence subradical globose, one or two smaller heads sometimes added on the lower part of the leafy branches.Flowers small, sessile to subsessile.


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