Dracocephalum heterophyllum Benth.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ruyschiana heterophylla (Benth.) House
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dracocephalum heterophyllum Benth.
  • Common name : White Dragonhead
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Rocky or gravelly slopes, grassy meadows; 1100 - 5560m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Leaves all sessile, margin entire or only partially serrate; bushy herb up to 1 m
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district,East Sikkim (Gangtok) district
  • Native : Afghanistan, China, Chita, East Himalaya, India, Inner Mongolia, Kirgizstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Qinghai, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, West Himalaya, Xinjiang
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : North-East Afghanistan to South-East Siberia and Himalaya
  • 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: 954
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dracocephalum heterophyllum. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

India Distribution

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