Andrographis producta (C.B.Clarke) Gamble, Fl. Madras 1049 1924. (Syn: Andrographis neesiana var. producta C.B.Clarke);
Erect subshrubs, 1.2-1.5 m high. Leaves opposite, 4-14 x 1.5-5 cm, elliptic, lanceolate, attenuate at base, acute at apex, glabrous; lateral nerves 4-10 pairs; petioles 3-6 mm long. Flowers in paniculate axillary or terminal racemes; peduncle trichotomously branched, peduncle with glandular and pubescent hairs; bracts lanceolate, elliptic, acute, 0.5-1.5 x 0.1-0.4 cm, tomentose along margins, caduceus. Calyx 5-lobed, lanceolate, filaments, 3-5 mm long, with glandular hairs on the outer surface. Corolla-tube 6-8 x ca 2 mm; white with pink lines, blipped; upper lip 5-7 x 2 mm, lower lip 3-lobed, 5-8 mm long, ca 3 mm wide, dark purple spots on the lower lip, outer surface pubescent and glandular hairy. Stamens 2; filaments 1-1.2 cm long, membranous, white, with pink lines, hirsute; anthers 2-3 mm long, bearded at the base, closely arranged. Ovary 2-6 mm long, dark red; style 1.5-2 cm long, pubescent; stigma simple. Capsules 2-2.5 cm long, 2-4 mm thick, surface with glandular hairs, tip pointed; seeds 6-12, ovoid, glabrous.
Flowering and fruiting: September-February
Southern Western Ghats (Endemic)
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
from India Biodiversity Portal)
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Very beautiful, new for me, thanks a lot … for sharing..!!
I think does not match images in this genus as per /species/a—l/a/acanthaceae/andrographis
Andrographis stellulata Clarke ?
Thanks, …, for the tentative id.
To me also appear close to high resolution specimen of Andrographis stellulata at & as per publication by Gnanasekaran ji as given below: