Craniotome furcata (Link) Kuntze

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Basionym : Ajuga furcata Link
  • Synonym(s) : Anisomeles nepalensis Spreng.; Craniotome furcata var. sikkimensis D.Maity & Maiti; Craniotome furcata var. urceolata D.Maity & Maiti; Craniotome versicolor Rchb.; Nepeta versicolor Trevir.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Craniotome furcata (Link) Kuntze
  • Common name : Multicolored Catmint
  • Vernacular name :
    • Batule silam (Nepali)
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Roadside banks and rocks in broad-leaved forest; 900 - 3200 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Inflorescence of slender, one-sided cymes arranged in a panicle; corolla 3.5-4mm
  • Flower, Fruit : August-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Dehradun (Landour)
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district,East Sikkim (Gangtok) district
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district
  • Native : Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to Indo-China
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 198
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 2. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 968
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Craniotome furcata. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

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