Haryana Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Haryana (India)
Designed & Developed by Bioinformatics Centre,Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees

Family: Acanthaceae Genus: Phlogacanthus Species: Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees( नोंगमंगख )






Synonym Justicia thyrsoides Roxb. ex Nees Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Ram Basak, Nongmangkha, Baghatita, Tamrapuspi Basak Flower Type Spikelet
English / Trade Name Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Nongmangkha Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude 650- 1300 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Tree Fruit Details Capsule, papery
Habitat Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India (Himalaya), Burma, Indo-Chinese, Malaya peninsular, Indonesia regions Bark Details Smooth and greenish.
Distribution in Haryana Morni-Pinjore, Yamuna Nagar Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Gregarious shrub. Leaves oblanceolate, elliptic-oblong, acute or acuminate, entire. Flowers orange-red tubular, appearing in upright spikes at the end of branches, thyrsoid panicles, corolla tubular, curved, orange or brick red villous. Fruit a capsule linear-clavate. Leaf Details Leaves oblanceolate, elliptic-oblong, acute or acuminate, entire.

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details