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Official Record
Flora of Himachal Pradesh
Botanical name Hygrophila
Synonyms Astercantha longifolia (L.) Nees
Family Acanthaceae
Plant Stage Flowering
Place of collection Riat on Marshy Lands
Altitude (m)  
Date of Collection 12-08-97
Accession No. 17940
Total Accessions 2
Shelf PlacementCup-Board No./ Pigeon hole No. 1/a
Remarks A tall spiny, erect herb 2-4 ft. high with sparsely subhispidly hairy stems, whorled spines often 1// long; leaves long willow like and dense spiny whorls of purple lipped flowers with violet flowers 1.25// long.
Identified by T.N Srivastava, B.K Kapahi
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