Justicia betonica

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Justicia betonica - Glabrous shrub to c. 2 m high. Leaves oval-oblong to oblong-lanceeolate, 6 – 17.5 X 2.2 – 4 cm, from an acute base tapering into petiole, subacuminate. Spikes terminal, 6.5 – 23.5 cm long, simple, occasionally branched. Capsule ovoidly clavate, 10 – 16 X 5 – 6 mm, bristly, with a short, solid base. Seeds orbicular, 4 – 8 mm broad, subcompressed, rugulose-tuberculate.

Scientific Name Justicia betonica
Family Name ACANTHACEAE
English Name Squirrel&acutes tail, White shrimp plant
Local Name Sudu puruk (සුදු පුරුක්)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status LC (NCS)-2012
Status Native
Edible Parts None

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