Strobilanthes wallichii Nees

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Scrophulariales (99)

        Family: Acanthaceae (25) (family description)

          Genus: Strobilanthes (1)

           Epithet: wallichii Nees (4)

Synonym: Pteracanthus alatus (Nees) Bremek.

alatus => winged, with wings

wallichii => in honor of Dr. Nathaniel Wallich (1786–1854), Danish surgeon and botanist who worked in India

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, white

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