Scalloped Hemigraphis
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Scalloped Hemigraphis
ative Photo: Prashant Awale
Common name: Scalloped Hemigraphis
Botanical name: Hemigraphis crenata    Family: Acanthaceae (Acanthus family)
Synonyms: Hemigraphis elegans, Ruellia crenata

Scalloped Hemigraphis is a spreading, softly white-hairy herb endemic to peninsular India. Leaves are stalked, ovate or elliptic, with round teeth at the margins. Flowers are 1.8 cm plus, pinkish.

Identification credit: Shrikant Ingalhalikar, Prashant Awale
Photographed at Mashen, Goa.
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