Strobilanthes penstemonoides var. penstemonoides

Strobilanthes penstemonoides (Nees) T. Anderson, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9: 477, 1867 (syn: Goldfussia flexuosa Nees; Goldfussia pentastemonoides Nees; Ruellia capitata Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don); . As per efi thread: Note anisophyllous plant, glabrous unequal leaves; flowers capitellate, corolla glabrous, curved, bracteoles scarious, caduceus. . As per efi thread: The leaves are glabrous in var. […]

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Strobilanthes neoasper

Strobilanthes neoasper Venu & P.Daniel (syn: Nilgirianthus asper Santapau ; Strobilanthes asper Wight ; Strobilanthes aspera Wight ; Xanthostachya aspera (Decne.) Bremek.) as per Catalogue of Life; Strobilanthes neoaspera Venu & P.Daniel, Strobilanthes Penins. India 154 2007. as per The Plant List Ver.1.1; Images by Subhanjan Kayet (Identified by KM Prabhukaumar) (Inserted by J.M.Garg)   whitish flower […]

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Strobilanthes homotropa

Strobilanthes homotropa Nees, Prodr. 11: 187 1847. (syn: Mackenziea homotropa (Nees) Bremek.; Strobilanthes sexennis Bedd.; Strobilanthes sexennis var. homotropa (Nees) J. R. I. Wood); . India (SW-Ghats (Karnataka, Kerala)) as per CoL; Large shrubs or small trees; young branches glandular-hairy. Leaves 15-25 x 4-10 cm, elliptic, acuminate at apex, attenuate and auricled at base; lateral nerves 5-6 […]

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Strobilanthes wightiana

Strobilanthes wightiana Nees Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 86 (1832) (syn: Nilgirianthus wightianus (Nees) Bremek.); . India (Orissa, SW Ghats (Kerala, Tamil Nadu)) as per Catalogue of Life; . Shrubs; branches hirtus. Leaves 7 x 4 cm, ovate, acuminate, serrate, densely hirtus; nerves 4 pairs; petiole 2-3 cm long. Spikes 1.5 x 2.5 cm, obconical; peduncle […]

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Strobilanthes lanata

Strobilanthes lanata Nees, A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 191 (1847) (syn: Phlebophyllum lanatum (Nees) Bremek.; Strobilanthes gossypinus T. Anders.); . India (SW-Ghats) as per Catalogue of Life; . Erect shrubs, ca 1 m high; stems tetragonous, densely cottony-tomentose. Leaves opposite, ca 12 x 5 cm, broadly elliptic-ovate, acute or rounded at base, entire at margin, acute […]

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Strobilanthes foliosa

Strobilanthes foliosa T.Anderson, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9: 467 1867. (syn: Endopogon capitatus Wight; Endopogon foliosus Wight; Nilgirianthus foliosus (Wight) Bremek. (Unresolved)); . T. Anders, in Journ. Linn. Soc. ix. 467 ; leaves ovate serrulate glabrous, heads sessile ovoid densely capitate. Goldfussia Leschenaultiana, Nees in DC. Prodr. xi. 172. Endopogon foliosus & capitatus, Wight Ic. tt. […]

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Strobilanthes cusia

Strobilanthes cusia (Nees) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 499 1891. (Syn: Baphicacanthus cusia (Nees) Bremek.; Dipteracanthus calycinus Champ.; Goldfussia cusia Nees; Ruellia indigofera Griff.; Ruellia indigotica Fortune; Strobilanthes balansae Lindau; Strobilanthes championii T.Anderson ex Benth.; Strobilanthes flaccidifolia Nees);   Images by Prashant Awale & M Sawmliana (Inserted by J.M.Garg)   Common name: Assam Indigo, Chinese Rain […]

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Strobilanthes crossandra

Strobilanthes crossandra (Steud.) J. R. I. Wood, comb. nov. (Syn: Ruellia crossandra Steud., Ruellia diffusa Nees in Wallich, non Ruellia diffusa Vell., Hemigraphis crossandra (Steud.) Bremek., Ruellia crenata Benth. ex Hohen., Hemigraphis elegans var. crenata (Benth.) C. B. Clarke, in Hook. f., Hemigraphis crenata (Benth.) Bremek., Strobilanthes burmanica Kurz) as per New Names and Combinations […]

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Strobilanthes cordifolia

Strobilanthes cordifolia (Vahl) J. R. I. Wood, comb nov. (Basionym: Ruellia cordifolia Vahl, Stenosiphonium cordifolium (Vahl) Alston in H. Trimen, Stenosiphonium russellianum Nees in Wallich, Stenosiphonium subsericeum Nees in Wallich, Stenosiphonium russellianum var. subsericeum (Nees) T. Anderson, Stenosiphonium cordifolium var. subsericeum (Nees) L. H. Cramer in M. D. Dassanayake & W. D. Clayton, Stenosiphonium confertum […]

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Strobilanthes angustifrons

Strobilanthes angustifrons C.B.Clarke, Fl. Brit. India 4: 466 1884. (syn: Goldfussia acuminata Shakya; Goldfussia edgeworthiana Nees; Pteracanthus angustifrons (C.B.Clarke) Bremek. (Unresolved));   Images by Gurcharan Singh, Identified by JRI Wood (Inserted by J.M.Garg)   Fwd: One More population from Jammu & Kashmir : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3). Here is one more population I […]

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Strobilanthes urens ?

Strobilanthes urens ?. Herb ID from Bangladesh SM055 : 12 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1). Habit: Herb Habitat ; Floodplain Location: Sundarbans Flowers look like Hemigraphis hirta, but the plant is not. Heads look like Hemigraphis dura, but leaves not; supposedly not to be found in that region. This might be Aechmanthera tomentosa Nees […]

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Strobilanthes scrobiculata

Strobilanthes scrobiculata Dalzell ex C.B.Clarke, Fl. Brit. India 4: 445 1884. (Syn: Supushpa scrobiculata (Dalzell ex C.B.Clarke) Suryan. (Unresolved));   Images by Adittya Dharap (Identified by Shrikant Ingalhalikar) & Shrikant Ingalhalikar (Inserted by J.M.Garg)     Dalz. ms. ; leaves elliptic acuminate at both ends nearly glabrous, spikes numerous subsessile along the naked branches, corolla 1 in. […]

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Strobilanthes ciliata

IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU) . Strobilanthes ciliata Nees in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 85. 1832 (Syn: Nilgirianthus ciliatus (Nees) Bremek.; Nilgirianthus warreensis (Dalzell) Bremek.; Strobilanthes parviflora Bedd.; Strobilanthes warreensis Dalzell) as per POWO; . SW-India (Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu) as per Catalogue of Life; . stroh-bil-AN-theez — cone flower … Dave’s Botanary sil-ee-ATE-us or sil-ee-AH-tus — […]

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Strobilanthes hamiltoniana

Strobilanthes hamiltoniana (Steud.) Bosser & Heine, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia 10: 148 1988. (Syn: Diflugossa colorata (Nees) Bremek.; Diflugossa crinita (Nees) Bremek.;                Goldfussia colorata Nees; Goldfussia crinita Nees; Goldfussia tengyuehensis C. Y. Wu; Ruellia colorata Wall. (ambiguous synonym); Ruellia hamiltoniana Steud.; Strobilanthes colorata (Wall. ex Nees) T. Anders.; Strobilanthes colorata var. crinita […]

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Strobilanthes penstemonoides var. dalhousieana

Strobilanthes penstemenoides (Nees) T. Anderson var. dalhousieana Kuntze;  Strobilanthes penstemenoides (Nees) T. Anderson var. dalhousieana Kuntze is same as Strobilanthes dalhousieanus (Nees) Clarke  As per efi thread: The leaves are glabrous in var. penstemonoides, not var. dalhousieana.    Common name: Dalhousie Blue Bells • Hindi: Machine mashian ;     Strobilanthes pentstemonoides var. dalhousieana (Nees) J.R.I. Wood […]

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Strobilanthes barbata

Strobilanthes barbata Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. (Wallich). iii. 85. (syn: Nilgirianthus barbatus (Nees) Bremek.; Ruellia barbata Wall. Cat. ex Nees; Ruellia ciliata Herb. Madr. ex Wall. (ambiguous synonym); Strobilanthes barbatus var. bonaccordensis E. S. S. Kumar & Raj Vikr.; Strobilanthes tetrapterus Dalz.) as per Catalogue of Life and efi thread; . SW-India (Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil […]

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Strobilanthes atropurpurea

Strobilanthes atropurpurea Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 86 86 1832. (syn: Hemigraphis cuneata S. Y. Hu; Pteracanthus alatus (Wallich ex Nees) Bremekamp; Ruellia alata Wallich ex Nees; Strobilanthes densa Benoist; S. wallichii Nees; S. wallichii var. microphylla Nees) as per Flora of China; Strobilanthes atropurpurea Nees, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 86 86 1832. (Syn: Ruellia […]

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Strobilanthes alternata (Cultivated)

Strobilanthes alternata (Burm. f.) E. Moylan ex J. R. I. Wood, comb nov. (Basionym: Ruellia alternata Burm. fil., Hemigraphis alternata (Burm. f.) T. Anderson, Ruellia colorata Blume, Hemigraphis colorata (Blume) Hallier f.) as per New Names and Combinations in Indian Acanthaceae by John R. I. Wood- Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature 23(3):385-395. 2014; . Hemigraphis […]

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Strobilanthes auriculatus var. dyeriana (Introduced)

Strobilanthes auriculatus var. dyeriana (Mast.) J.R.I.Wood (Syn: Perilepta dyeriana (Mast.) Bremek.; Perilepta macclellandii (C.B.Cl.) Bremek.; Strobilanthes dyerianus Hort.Sander.; Strobilanthes maclellandi C.B.Cl.); . India (I), China (I) (Guangdong (I), Yunnan (I)), Cuba (I), Hispaniola (I), Isla Margarita (I), Myanmar [Burma] (Bago, Shan, Taninthayi, Yangon), Cameroon (I) as per Catalogue of Life; . Persian shield . Strobilanthes dyerianus […]

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Strobilanthes tomentosa

Strobilanthes tomentosa (Nees) J. R. I. Wood comb. nov. (Syn: Aechmanthera tomentosa Nees in Wallich; Aechmanthera wallichii Nees; Ruellia gossypina Wall.; non Strobilanthes gossypina T. Anderson; Aechmanthera gossypina (Wall.) Nees; Aechmanthera wallichii Nees, nom. illeg. superfl. var. β gossypina (Wall.) Nees subvar. β ** fomentaria Nees; Aechmanthera wallichii Nees var. β gossypina (Wall.) Nees subvar. β […]

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