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Official Record
Flora of Jammu                 
Botanical name Crossandra
L.) Nees
Synonyms Justicia infundibuliformis L.Crossandra undulaefolia Salisb.
Family Acanthaceae
Plant Stage Flowering
Place of collection RRL Nursery
Altitude (m) 300
Date of Collection 3-09-1963
Accession No. 9911
Total Accessions 3
Shelf PlacementCup-Board No./ Pigeon holeNo.: 2/c
Remarks A small glabrous, evergreen undershrub, up to 1 (-1.5) m tall with terete branchlets. Leaves crowded near the spike, on 1-4 cm long petiole; lamina ovate-elliptic to lanceolate-oblong, 5-10 x 2-5 cm, basally attenuate, glabrous, margin undulate-crenate, acute at tips. Spikes dense, terminal and axillary, up to 15 cm long. Flowers bright orange-scarlet with yellow throat; bracts lanceolate, 12-15 x 4-5 mm
Identified by A.K. Dutt
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