Roylea cinerea (D.Don) Baill.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ballota cinerea D.Don; Phlomis calycina Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Roylea cinerea (D.Don) Baill.
  • Common name : Ashy Roylea
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kararoi tila pati, Patkarru, Titpatti (Hindi)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Slopes of Himalayas, at altitudes of 1200 - 3700 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Decoction of leaves is used as tonic and febrifuge.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : India, Nepal, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : West and Central Himalaya to North-West India
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 202
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Roylea cinerea. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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