Dracocephalum wallichii Sealy

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Dracocephalum calanthum C.Y.Wu; Dracocephalum speciosum Benth.; Ruyschiana wallichii House
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dracocephalum wallichii Sealy
  • Common name : Wallich's Dragonhead
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Alpine shrubland margins, meadows, scree, thicket margins; 3000 - 5000 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Leaves 3cm long or more; petioles of basal leaves 5-30cm; corolla deep purple or dark blue-violet
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district,East Sikkim (Gangtok) district
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district
  • Native : Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to South Central 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: 953-954
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dracocephalum wallichii. Downloaded on 19 June 2024.

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