Andrographis gracilis Nees, Prodr. 11: 516 1847. (syn: Andrographis atropurpurea auct. Non (Dennst.) Alston (1977): Anil Kumar & al., Fl. Pathanamthitta: 374 (2005).; Andrographis wightiana auct. non Arn. Ex Nees (1847): M. Mohanan & A. N. Henry, Fl. Thiruvananthapuram: 343 (1994));

Article in Japanese Journal of Botany : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Pl find the attached e-print for your kind perusal.

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Andrographis gracilis Nees submission AS31 December 22: 7 images.

Here’s a new plant addition to eFloraofIndia website.
Andrographis gracilis Nees
Family – Acanthaceae
Herb upto 80cm tall, leaves ovate- lanceolate, 3-7cm long. Inflorescences simple, terete, 4-10cm long, glabrous and corolla less than 1.5cm long with distinct ventricose/protruding nature near mid of corolla tube and bearded anthers. 
Endemic to Southern Western Ghats (Tamil Nadu and Kerela)
Photographed in Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu
In November 2022

Yes, as per publication at Article in Japanese Journal of Botany


Reinstatement and Lectotypification of Andrographis gracilis. (Acanthaceae), a Lesser Known Endemic Species from. Southern Western Ghats, India– Gunadayalan Gnanasekarana,*, Ettickal Sukumaran Santhosh Kumar and Garimella Venkata Suryanarayana Murthya (J. Jpn. Bot. 91(6): 351–357 (2016))

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