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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Scrophulariales (98)

        Family: Acanthaceae (25)(family description)

          Genus: Strobilanthes (2)

            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

External links

Check for Strobilanthes wallichii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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