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Taxon: Andrographis echioides (L.) Nees

Genus: Andrographis
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Andrographideae
Nomen number: 447803
Place of publication: Pl. asiat. rar. 3:117. 1832
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Feb-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Feb-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide F Madhya Prad, as Indoneesiella echioides; Healing Pl India, as Indoneesiella echioides); folklore (fide F Madhya Prad, as Indoneesiella echioides; Healing Pl India, as Indoneesiella echioides)

Distributional Range:


    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka


  1. Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. (F Madhya Prad)

Check other web resources for Andrographis echioides (L.) 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=447803. Accessed 17 December 2018.