Leucas lavandulifolia J. E. Sm.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Species : Leucas lavandulifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Leucas lavandulifolia Sm.
  • Vernacular name : Thumbe (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1822, CJS 13477
  • Key identification features : An erect annual slender herb upto 70 cm tall. Branches are conspicuously 4-angled and puberulous. Leaves are linear-lanceolate, pale and finely or minutely puberulous, more or less dense beneath. Verticils 2-3, superimposed, and terminal, many-flowered. Bracts about 8 mm long, narrowly linear. Calyx is oblique, with minute spinescent tooth. Corolla white, wooly. Nutlets 2.5 mm long, pale brown, puberulous.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Indo-Malaya
  • Comments : Common across plains and upper ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Davanagere, Dharwad, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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