Elsholtzia fruticosa (D.Don) Rehder

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Aphanochilus fruticosus (D.Don) Kudô; Aphanochilus polystachyus Benth.; Colebrookea oppositifolia G.Lodd.; Elsholtzia dielsii H.Lév.; Elsholtzia fruticosa var. glabrifolia C.Y.Wu & S.C.Huang; Elsholtzia fruticosa f. leptostachya C.Y.Wu & S.C.Huang; Elsholtzia fruticosa var. parvifolia C.Y.Wu & S.C.Huang; Elsholtzia polystachya Benth.; Elsholtzia tristis H.Lév. & Vaniot; Leucosceptrum plectranthoideum (H.Lév.) Marquand; Perilla fruticosa D.Don
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Elsholtzia fruticosa (D.Don) Rehder
  • Common name : Shrubby Mint, Shrubby Elsholtzia, Ji Gu Chai
  • Vernacular name :
    • Sano Silam (Nepali)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Open hillsides among shrubs or in Spruce and Juniperus forest; 1200 - 3800 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Leaves lanceolate to ovate-elliptic, more than 2 x as long as wide, base attenuate; corolla 4-6mm, white or cream
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district,East Sikkim (Gangtok) district
  • Native : Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to 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: 981
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Elsholtzia fruticosa. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

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