Elsholtzia stachyodes (Link) Raizada & H.O.Saxena

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Aphanochilus foetens Benth.; Aphanochilus incisus Benth.; Aphanochilus paniculatus Benth.; Elsholtzia incisa (Benth.) Benth.; Elsholtzia major (Hook.f.) V.S.Kumar & B.D.Sharma; Elsholtzia stachyodes var. major (Hook.f.) V.Singh & P.Singh; Hyptis stachyodes Link; Mentha blanda DC.; Mentha foetens Wall. ex Benth.; Mentha incisa Wall. ex Benth.; Mentha paniculata Roxb.; Nepeta imobus Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don; Perilla leptostachya D.Don
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Elsholtzia stachyodes (Link) Raizada & H.O.Saxena
  • Common name : Spiked Mint
  • Vernacular name :
    • Tekta (Manipuri)
    • Sano ban silam (Nepali)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Among herbs by stream, dry rocky slopes, waste areas, open forests, limestone mountains; 800 - 2800 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Leaves ovate, coarsely crenate-serrate
  • Flower, Fruit : September-October
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Indian Subcontinent to 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: 981-982
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Elsholtzia stachyodes. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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