Clinacanthus nutans (Burm. fil.) Lindau, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 18: 63 (1893) (syn: Beloperone fulgida (Blume) Hassk.; Clinacanthus burmanni Nees; Justicia fulgida Blume; Justicia nutans Burm.f.);
China (Yunnan to Guangdong) to W. Malesia: Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Thailand, Vietnam; Introduced into: India as per POWO;
Common name: Sabah Snake Grass, Elephant’s trunk

287 ID wild plant: 12 images.
Please ID wild plant,
Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671
Altitude: 1400fsl
Flower date: 25.02.2022, 04.55pm
Habitat: wild, moisture, wasteland, roadside, shady
Plant habit: small shrub, erect/obliquely, branches, semi-hard stem 05mm base diameter, perennial
Height: 04 feet
Leaves: opposite, oblong, apex, size:12×4 cm or less
Flower: terminal racemose, size:03×0.3cm, pink, non fragrant
Camera: CANON EOS1500D

Lamiaceae ??

I can’t found a match in Lamiaceae. Having huge population here only in a 5 meter square area nearby shady roadside, 

Clinacanthus nutans?

Yes, it is Clinacanthus nutans, dear …, thank you very much for ID my plant,



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