Elsholtzia strobilifera (Benth.) Benth.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cyclostegia strobilifera Benth.; Elsholtzia exigua Hand.-Mazz.; Elsholtzia strobilifera var. exigua (Hand.-Mazz.) C.Y.Wu & S.C.Huang; Mentha strobilifera (Benth.) Wall. ex Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Elsholtzia strobilifera (Benth.) Benth.
  • Common name : Pinecone Mint
  • Vernacular name :
    • Pothi (Hindi)
    • Ban Bawari (Nepali)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Hills, grasslands, open areas in forests, thicket margins, valleys; 2130 - 4170 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Frequent along tracksides in Spruce and open Fir forest, among bamboo
  • Key identification features : Spikes cylindrical; bracts connate
  • Flower, Fruit : September-November
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district,East Sikkim (Gangtok) district
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district,Kalimpong district
  • Native : Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to Taiwan
  • 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: 983
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Elsholtzia strobilifera. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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World Distribution

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