Geniosporum coloratum (D.Don) Kuntze

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Plectranthus coloratus D.Don
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Platostoma coloratum (D.Don) A.J.Paton
  • Common name : Colored Jungle Basil
  • Vernacular name :
    • Ban bawari (Nepali)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Shady valleys, thickets; 1100 - 1600 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Fruiting calyx tubular with prominent reticulate venation, suberect; bracts conspicuous, whitish, persistent
  • Flower, Fruit : September-November
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • West Bengal : Darjeeling district,Kalimpong district
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to China (Yunnan)
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 199
    • 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: 1000-1001
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Geniosporum coloratum. Downloaded on 19 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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