Taxon: Strobilanthes callosa Nees

Genus: Strobilanthes
Family: Acanthaceae
  Subfamily: Acanthoideae
      Tribe: Ruellieae
Nomen number: 426542
Place of publication: N. Wallich, Pl. asiat. rar. 3:85. 1832
Name Verified on: 10-Feb-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Healing Pl India, as Carvia callosa)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Wealth India RM ed2, as Carvia callosa)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India


  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. 1993- (F Madhya Prad)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)


Check other web resources for Strobilanthes callosa Nees :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.