Geniosporum menthoides (L.) Druce

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Basionym : Ocimum menthoides L.
  • Synonym(s) : Ocimum prostratum L.; Geniosporum menthoides var. prostratum (L.) Press & Sivar.; Geniosporum gracile Benth.; Geniosporum prostratum (L.) Benth.; Geniosporum tenuiflorum var. gracile (Benth.) S.R.Sriniv.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Platostoma menthoides (L.) A.J.Paton
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Sandy river banks and sea coastsks and sea coasts
  • Key identification features : Nearly glabrous herb
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Nellore district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Alappuzha district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 2. pp.174
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Geniosporum menthoides. Downloaded on 19 June 2024.

Herbarium Specimen(s)

India Distribution

World Distribution

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