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FamilyACANTHACEAE
Genus species var.Strobilanthes  wallichii Nees 
SynonymsPteracanthus alatus (Nees) Bremek
 Ruellia alata Nees
Territory Indian SubcontinentIndiaNepalPakistan
thickets and woods
Altitude2700-3600m
Description stems 4-angled, leaves oval-oblong, acuminate, serrate, adaxially hirsute, long winged petiolate, spikes axillary, leafy, corolla 1-2cm long, externally white
Size15-60cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring
cuttings in early and late summer
BibliographyFlora of Pakistan www.eFloras.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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