Lepidagathis rigida

Lepidagathis rigida Dalz., Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 341 1850. ; . S. Pakistan to W. India, Assam to Bangladesh as per POWO; . India (NE-India, NW-Ghats (Maharashtra)), Pakistan (Sind), Bangladesh as per CoL; . Common name: Rigid Lepidagathis . Dalz, in Hook. Kew Journ, ii. 341 ; softly hairy, leaves linear-lanceolate muticous, spikes oblong dense […]

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Lepidagathis keralensis

Lepidagathis keralensis Madhus. & N.P.Singh, Kew Bull. 47: 301 1992. (syn: Lepidagathis lutea Dalz.);   Prostrate herb : Attachments (2) Prostrate hardy herb (Lepidagathis sp ?) from Payangadi, Kannur Kerala, frequently available in the moist open places near forest, now not in flowering. still some experts can identify it. It is Lepidagathis keralensis Madhus. & N.P.Singh […]

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Lepidagathis spinosa

Lepidagathis spinosa Wight ex Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 97 1832. (syn: Acanthus mucronatus Heyne ex C. B. Cl.; Barleria spinosa Wall.)?; . India (S-India) as per Catalogue of Life; . Herbs, straggling and procumbent, scarcely pubescent. Leaves opposite, 2-3.5 x 1-1.5 cm, lanceolate, entire, mucronate, pubescent on both surfaces; lateral nerves 4-6 pairs, spiny […]

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Lepidagathis bandraensis

Lepidagathis bandraensis Blatter, J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal n.s., 26: 347 1930 publ. 1931. ; . India (Maharashtra, Rajasthan and reported herein from Gujarat) as per Neotypification of Lepidagathis bandraensis; . . References: Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  IPNI Neotypification of Lepidagathis bandraensis  GBIF  BSI Flora of India checklist  Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora

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Lepidagathis barberi

Lepidagathis barberi Gamble, Fl. Madras 1067 1924. ; . India (Tamil Nadu) as per POWO; . Identification of Lepidagathis sp. : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3) Pl. help me to identify the Attached Lepidagathis sp. Erect herb- Flowers solitary in axle. Leaves entire with spiny tip. Bracts spiny. Flower cream colour. Observed at Palladam, […]

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Lepidagathis shrirangii

Lepidagathis shrirangii PRATIK DILIP NATEKAR, DEVIDAS BHAUSAHEB BORUDE, SHARAD SURESH KAMBALE & ARUN, NIVRUTTI CHANDORE, June 2019 Phytotaxa 405(4):215-220; . Common name: Shrirang Lepidagathis . Lepidagathis sp.100410-PKA1 : 9 posts by 6 authors. Attachments (3) Came across this Lepidagathis sp. near the sea shore of Ganapatipule. Could this be Lepidatathis lutea?? Kindly validate this ID. Botanical name: Lepidagathis […]

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Lepidagathis fasciculata

Lepidagathis fasciculata (Retz.) Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 95 1832. (syn: Ruellia fasciculata Retz.); . lep-id-AG-ath-iss — from the Greek lepis (scale) and agathis (ball of thread) fas-sik-yoo-LAH-tuh — banded (or striped), bundled … Dave’s Botanary . commonly known as: striped lepidagathis . Native to: s China, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, n […]

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Lepidagathis inaequalis

Lepidagathis inaequalis C.B. Clarke ex Elmer, Leafl. Philipp. Bot. 5: 1695 1913. ; . Requesting ID – Acanthaceae :: ARKNOV-48 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4) Requesting to please provide ID of this plant captured in a cultivated garden in Mumbai in June 2014. It was a very short herb, not more than […]

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Lepidagathis purpuricaulis

Lepidagathis purpuricaulis Nees, in Wall., Pl. As. Rar. 3: 96 (1832). (Syn: Lepidagathis striata Nees); Images by Mohina Macker, Identified by Nidhan Singh (Inserted by J.M.Garg)     Common name: Purple Stem Lepidagathis   Subtropical Himalaya (Garhwal to Nepal), N. Burma (as per Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal)     herb for id, mm1 16052014 […]

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Lepidagathis pungens

Lepidagathis pungens Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 97 1832. (Syn: Acanthus pungens Wall. [Invalid]);   Images by Muthu Karthick, Identified by Vijayasankar Raman (Inserted by J.M.Garg)       Acanthaceae for ID :: 260314MK :: March016 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5). Please help me in identifying the spiny herb found on a dry […]

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Lepidagathis prostrata ?

Lepidagathis prostrata Dalzell (Unresolved), Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 138 1850. ; .  Acanthaceae week images of Lepidagathis bandransis from Nasik for sharing : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2) attaching images of Lepidagathis bandransis from Nasik for sharing Images are not clear. Do you have side view of the flower ? Are the […]

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Lepidagathis hamiltoniana

Lepidagathis hamiltoniana Wall. (Unresolved), Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 96 1832. (Syn: Ruellia radicalis Buch.-Ham. ex Nees (Unresolved));   Image by Prasad Dash (Inserted by J.M.Garg))       [EfloraofIndia_071212PD01_Lepidagathis hamiltoniana_Flora of Odisha:   sharing another complex species of acanthaceae from Ranpur Lepidagathis hamiltoniana Wall. Family: Acanthaceae Habit: Herb Habitat: Wild in open grasslands Ecology: Grows luxuriantly in Iron […]

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Lepidagathis lutea

Lepidagathis lutea Dalzell, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 139 1850. ;     Common name: Yellow Lepidagathis • Marathi: पिवला भूई गॆंद Pivla Bhuigend     Its a small perinial herb, branches filiform, 10- 20cm. Leaves opposite, 3 to 5cm,  linear, acute.  Flowers yellowish,  in short spikes forming a globuse head 3 to 5 […]

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Lepidagathis trinervis

Lepidagathis trinervis Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 96 96 1832. (Syn: Barleriatrinervis Wall.); lep-id-AG-ath-is — Greek: lepis (scale); agathis (clew = ball of thread, yarn, or twine) … Catalogue of the Plants try-NER-vis — Latin: tri (three); nervis (sinew, tendon, vein) … Wikipedia . commonly known as: frilly lepidagathis • Gujarati: હરણચરો harancharo, પાણેરૂ paneru […]

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Lepidagathis species ?

Lepidagathis species ?;   at Amravati– Oct’09?;  Prostrate herb for Identification 22 10 2009snp – efloraofindia | Google Groups KAS Week DS_101012_02 Please id: This is the image of a plant – foliage only . Can it be identified without flowers? It can be Identified without flowers, but up to a genus level. The above […]

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Lepidagathis scariosa

Lepidagathis scariosa Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. (Wallich). iii. 95. Wallich . (Syn: Lepidagathis terminalis Nees);    Images by N. Muthu Karthick & T. Badri Narayanan (Identified by Vijayasankar Raman) (Inserted by J.M.Garg)      Herb for id 151209MK1 – efloraofindia | Google Groups : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3) Please validate this Acanthaceae herb. Locally […]

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Lepidagathis mitis

Lepidagathis mitis Dalzell, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 3: 226 1851. ;   Images by Padmanabhan Geetha, Identified by Aparna Watve (Inserted by J.M.Garg)       Khumbhi   Habit: Undershrub Notes: Dry deciduous forests Maharashtra: Konkan   Karnataka: Belgaum, N. Kanara     Tamil Nadu: Tiruvannamalai, Vellore (From India Biodiversity Portal Attributions- G. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, […]

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Lepidagathis incurva

Lepidagathis incurva Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 119 1825. (Syn: Lepidagathis hyalina Nees); , Common name: Curved Lepidagathis • Mizo: Vangvattur • Nepali: सेतो फुली Seto phuli ; . MS April, 2016/09 Lepidagathis sp. for Id. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) Location : Tawizo, Mizoram Altitude : c. 1,500 m. Date : […]

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Lepidagathis cuspidata

Lepidagathis cuspidata Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 97 97 1832. (syn: Ruellia cuspidata Wall.); . Spiny Lepidagathis • Marathi: काटे अडुळसा Kate adulsa; . Low erect or diffuse shrubby plant with elliptic or ovate up to 10 cm long leaves narrowed at both ends, mucronate, smaller about 2.5 cm long on lateral branches; flowers in […]

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Lepidagathis cristata

Lepidagathis cristata Willd. , Sp. Pl. 3: 400 1800. (Syn: Acanthus cristatus Rottler ex Nees; Ruellia radiciflora Vahl ex Nees (Unresolved); Selago acaulis Nees (unresolved)); . Crested Lepidagathis • Hindi: बुख़ार जडी Bukhar Jadi • Marathi: भूई गेंद Bhui Gend, भू तेरडा Bhu terada • Tamil: Karappanpoondu • Kannada: Surya Kantha; . Pls help ID Herb […]

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