Anisochilus argenteus Gamble

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Anisochilus argenteus Gamble
  • Vernacular name :
    • Sheethakkoraali (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Rocky areas in Tropical evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : December-February
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature :
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Ravichandran, V. 2016. Taxonomic and Phytogeographical investigation on endemic plants of Western Ghats with special reference to Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu (Ph.D. thesis work)
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Anisochilus argenteus. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

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