Lamium amplexicaule L.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Galeobdolon amplexicaule (L.) Moench; Lamiella amplexicaulis (L.) E.Fourn.; Lamiopsis amplexicaulis (L.) Opiz; Pollichia amplexicaulis (L.) Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Lamium amplexicaule L.
  • Common name : Henbit Deadnettle, Greater Henbit
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open grassy hillsides, marshes, roadside and cultivated areas; 1200 - 4270 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Used medicinally for traumatic injury.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : North Sikkim (Mangan) district,East Sikkim (Gangtok) district
  • Native : Temperate Eurasia, Macaronesia to Ethiopia
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Temperate Eurasia, Macaronesia to Ethiopia and Greenland, Iceland, New Zealand, South and North America
  • 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: 964-965
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Lamium amplexicaule. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

India Distribution

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