Acanthaceae for id 200411MK2

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Muthu Karthick

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Apr 20, 2011, 4:47:45 AM4/20/11
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Dear all,
Please help to id this common shrub found on roadsides. I saw this plant densely in the campus of IIT-M, Chennai and also in Erode district of TN. 

Date/Time- 

17-04-2011 / 05:00 PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca.450asl; Coimbatore dist., TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

roadside

Plant Habit-

shrub

Height/Length- 

1 - 1.5 m

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

10 x 5 cm

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

raceme; 10 cm longer

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

white; 1.5 cm across

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 

c.1 x 0.4 cm

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 



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Muthu Karthick, N
Care Earth Trust
#15, second main road,
Thillai ganga nagar,
Chennai - 600 061
Mob: 0091 96268 33911
www.careearthtrust.org

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Dinesh Valke

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Apr 20, 2011, 5:07:21 AM4/20/11
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... Justicia betonica ... please wait for comments.
Regards.
Dinesh

manudev madhavan

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Apr 26, 2011, 7:47:42 AM4/26/11
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Justicia betonica
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Manudev K Madhavan
Junior Research Fellow
Systematic & Floristic Lab,
Department of Botany, 
Centre for Postgraduate Studies & Research 
St. Joseph's College, Devagiri
Kozhikode- 673 008
Mob: 9496470738

Muthu Karthick

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Feb 27, 2012, 3:04:12 PM2/27/12
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Dear all,
Many thanks for the identification.
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