Lamium album L.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Lamium album subsp. hyrcanicum (A.P.Khokhr.) Menitsky; Lamium album subsp. sempervirens (A.P.Khokhr.) Menitsky; Lamium album subsp. transcaucasicum (A.P.Khokhr.) Menitsky; Lamium album subsp. turkestanicum (Kuprian.) Kamelin & A.L.Budantsev; Lamium brachyodon (Bordz.) Kuprian.; Lamium capitatum Sm.; Lamium dumeticola Klokov; Lamium hyrcanicum A.P.Khokhr.; Lamium niveum Rchb.f.; Lamium parietariifolium Benth.; Lamium sempervirens A.P.Khokhr.; Lamium transcaucasicum A.P.Khokhr.; Lamium turkestanicum Kuprian.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Lamium album L.
  • Common name : White Dead Nettle, Blind nettle, Dumb nettle, Deaf nettle, Bee nettle
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Damp places Himalayas, at altitudes of 1500 - 3700 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : The young leaves are edible, and the flowers are used medicinally. It is also used as a honey plant.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-October
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Altay, Amur, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, China, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Italy, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgi
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Europe to China and Alaska, Maine, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, Virginia
  • 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
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Lamium album. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

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