Crotalaria dubia Graham ex Benth., London J. Bot. 2: 568 (1843) ;
India to China (Yunnan) and Indo-China: Bangladesh, China South-Central, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;
MS, Dec., 2022/03 Herb for id.: 2 images.
Location : Tamdil, Mizoram
Appears to be from Fabaceae.
Or maybe from Amaranthaceae.
I also tried Lamiaceae, along with these two families.
But unable to get close.
Alternanthera sp. ??
I also thought so, but no match with existing species.
What are the species reported from your area? and Keys?
Only Alternanthera sessilis is recorded in the Flora of Mizoram
Looks different from it as per
Crotalaria sp., I think.
I tried at https://efloraofindia.com/2011/02/20/crotalaria/ and other related species, but could not find anything close.
Does not seem to match as per
yes, it looks more closer towards Lepidagathis..
Looks different as per
Check with local floras.
What are the species and keys in your book?
Does not match with any of these Crotalaria species.
this is Acanthaceae member, the leaf and the bracts of inflorescence indicates that. some how i am not reaching the genus..
No distribution but could it be Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl ??
I do not think so.
What are the species of Justicia reported from your area with Keys?
Description for C. dubia: http://flora-peninsula-indica.ces.iisc.ac.in/karnataka/herbsheet.php?id=1917&cat=1
Thanks a lot, … Yes, it appears so. Finally, you have solved the mystery.
POWO Catalogue of Life HerbCat specimen GBIF (High resolution specimens) BSI Flora of India Checklist Flora of China Flora of Karnataka India Biodiversity Portal IBIS Flora (Flora of British India)