Calamintha umbrosa (M.Bieb.) Rchb.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Basionym : Melissa umbrosa M.Bieb.
  • Synonym(s) : Clinopodium umbrosum (M.Bieb.) K.Koch; Thymus umbrosus (M.Bieb.) Spreng.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Calamintha umbrosa (M.Bieb.) Rchb.
  • Common name : Shady Calamint, Transvaal caldelabra tree
  • Vernacular name :
    • Birchee(Hindi), सुपर्नासा Suparnasa, बिलाजोर Bilajor (Nepali)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forests, weed of cultivated areas
  • Key identification features : Flowers small, pink or purple, in lax few-flowered whorls, with few short slender bracts.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-October
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
  • Native : Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Iran, Myanmar, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Literature :
    • Oleg P & Adam S (1984). Flowers of Himalaya. Oxford University Press: 334
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Calamintha umbrosa. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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