Anisochilus carnosus (L.f.) Wall.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Basionym : Lavendula carnosa L.f.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Anisochilus carnosus (L.f.) Wall.
  • Common name : Thick leaved lavender
  • Vernacular name :
    • Panjiri ka pat (Hindi)
    • Karaveru (Kannada)
    • Saertupun thalai, Kalvalli (Tamil)
    • Ajapada (Sanskrit)
    • Panjiri (Marathi)
    • Chomar, Karpooravalli, Kattukoorkka, Kurangupacha, Mathilkkoorka, Patukoorkka (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along streams, rocky boulders, and also in grasslands
  • Comments / notes : up to 1500m in full sun
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Madhya Pradesh : Panna, Chhatarpur, Hoshangabad
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Himalayas, Myanmar, Nepal
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan
    • Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi
    • Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District
    • Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • 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=Anisochilus carnosus. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

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