Pogostemon paniculatus (Willd.) Benth.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Species : Pogostemon paniculatus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pogostemon paniculatus (Willd.) Benth.
  • Collection Nos : CJS 12105, CJS 15771
  • Endemism : South-west India
  • Key identification features : An erect herb upto a m tall, branchlets are hispid. Leaves are unequal, ovate-lanceolate, base is subacute to attenuate, margin is irregularly, incised-serrate. Flowers are in panicles which are subtended by oblique bracts. Bracteoles being oblique. Calyx lobes 5, subequal. Corolla, hairy, violet, 4 lobes with obscurely bilipped, sub-acute to obtuse.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Common in forests as undergrowth
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Belgaum, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Shimoga, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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