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Dicliptera raui

Dicliptera raui (*)

Familia: Acanthaceae
Subfamilia: Acanthoideae
Tribus: Justicieae
Genus: Dicliptera
Species: Dicliptera raui

Dicliptera raui Karthik. & Moorthy, 2009

Justicia riviniifolia Vis.
Justicia speciosa Roxb.
Justicia tinctoria Hort. Calc. ex Nees
Peristrophe speciosa (Roxb.) Nees
Strepsiphus speciosus (Roxb.) Raf.

Native distribution areas:

India (Subtropical Himalayas, Darjeeling, Upper Gangetic Plains), Nepal, Bhutan

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Karthikeyan, S. & Moorthy, N.S., Fl. Pl. India 12 2009.


Hassler, M. 2018. Dicliptera raui. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jun. 11. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Dicliptera raui. Published online. Accessed: Jun. 11 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Dicliptera raui in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jun. 11. 2018. Dicliptera raui. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jun. 11.

Dicliptera raui (a.k.a. Peristrophe speciosa) is a flowering plant in the family Acanthaceae.[1]

This species is a broad-leafed shrub with greyish stems[2] and elliptic leaves that are approximately 8 cm. It has purple-pink flowers.

It is a native of Northern India to Bangladesh[1] and occurs in the foothills of the central & E. Himalayas up to altitudes of 1,600 metres.[2]

"POWO: Dicliptera raui Karthik. & Moorthy". Retrieved 2021-03-07.
"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2011-03-08.

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