Dyschoriste dalzellii (T.Anderson ex Bedd.) Kuntze (Images by Narendra Joshi, Satish Phadke (Identified by Dinesh Valke & Radha Veach) & Prashant Awale (Identified by P. Santhan) (Inserted by J.M.Garg))


Dyschoriste erecta (Burm.f.) Kuntze (Images by A. Lalithamba (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more photos & complete details, click on the links))



Dyschoriste litoralis (L.f.) Nees (Images by P. Santhan & Muthu Karthick (Identified by Vijayasankar Raman) (Inserted by J.M.Garg))


Dyschoriste thunbergiiflora (S.Moore) Lindau (Kenya) (Images by Aarti Khale (Inserted by J.M.Garg))



Dyschoriste vagans (Wight) Kuntze (Images by Prashant Awale, Identified by P. Santhan (Inserted by J.M.Garg))



Nees species in India:
Dyschoriste dalzellii (T. Anders. ex Bedd.) Kuntze

Dyschoriste erecta (Burm.f.) Kuntze (synonym of Hygrophila erecta (Burm.f.) Hochr.)

Dyschoriste litoralis (L.f.) Nees (Synonym of Dyschoriste madurensis (Burm.f.) Kuntze)

Dyschoriste madurensis (Burm.f.) Kuntze

Dyschoriste nagchana (Nees) Bennet

Dyschoriste vagans (Wight) Kuntze
Karthikeyan, S., Sanjappa, M. and Moorthi, S. 2009. Flowering plants of India. BSI, Kolkata. pp.13.
Efloraofindia 2007 onwards. Dyschoriste. Accessed at  /species/a—l/a/acanthaceae/dyschoriste
on 2-7-2020


From Floral Database of Tamilnadu :

Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution
(Burm.f.) Kuntze (syn. of Dyschoriste litoralis (L.f.) Nees )
Undershrub Plains, Moist
Flora of Tamil
Nadu, VOL. II, 1987
Kancheepuram, Thiruvallur, Tiruvannamalai
Dyschoriste nagchana (Nees) Bennet Trailing
Moist Localities
of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987
Kancheepuram, Salem, Thiruvallur
Dyschoriste vagans (Wight) Kuntze Straggling
Ghats, Dry Deciduous Forests
of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987

A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon -, Volume 12 By M. D. Dassanayake (1999)- Details with keys
Dyschoriste madurensis Kuntze is a synonym of Dyschoriste litoralis (L.f.) Nees
Dyschoriste depressa (L.) Nees is a synonym of Dyschoriste erecta (Burm.f.) Kuntze 


Botanical name Synonyms Family Common name
Dyschoriste erecta Dyschoriste nagchana, Dipteracanthus nagchana, Dyschoriste depressa Acanthaceae Erect Snakeherb
Dyschoriste vagans Calophanes vagans, Dipteracanthus vagans Acanthaceae Wandering Snakeherb

Biodiversity in India, Volume 2 edited by T. Pullaiah-
Dyschoriste dalzellii (T. Adr. ex Bedd.) Ktze.- Low Risk (IBIS Flora Link)
Dyschoriste vagans (Wight) Kuntze- Not evaluated

Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Volume 2 By N. P. Singh ()- Brief details-
Dyschoriste erecta (Burm.f.) Kuntze syn. Dyschoriste depressa Nees in Wall.


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