Rhinacanthus nasutus

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Rhinacanthus nasutus - Perennial herb, stem erect, upto1.5 m high, nearly cylindrical. Leaves oblong-elliptic to oval elliptic, 6.3-11X2-4.2 cm. Flowers zygomorphic, bisexual, corolla greenish white, in simple axillary cyme, bracts lanceolate, five petals fused into a cylindrical corolla tube expanded into a 2-lipped limb. Stamens 2 inserted in the corolla tube. Fruit capsule 0.3X2 cm. loculicidally dehiscent with orbicular helicoids seeds.

Scientific Name Rhinacanthus nasutus
Family Name ACANTHACEAE
English Name Snake jasmine
Local Name Aniththa (අනිත්ත)
Sanskrit Name Yuthika parni
Conservation Status LC (NCS)-2012
Status Native
Edible Parts None

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