Hygrophila phlomoides [Acanthaceae] – an addition to the flora of South India

Jaseela V.T., Sinisha E.K. & N.S. Pradeep

Published on : 31-Jan-2024

DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/rheedea.2023.33.04.10


Hygrophila phlomoides Nees is recorded here for the first time from southern India. A detailed description and information about habitat, phenology, and distribution are provided. A morphological comparison between its allied species H. ringens (L.) R.Br. ex Steud. is given, and a lectotype is designated for H. phlomoides.