Marrubium vulgare L.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Marrubium album Garsault; Marrubium apulum Ten.; Marrubium ballotoides Boiss. & Balansa; Marrubium germanicum Schrank ex Steud.; Marrubium hamatum Kunth; Marrubium hyperleucum Candargy; Marrubium uncinatum Stokes; Marrubium vaillantii Coss. & Germ.; Prasium marrubium E.H.L.Krause
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Marrubium vulgare L.
  • Common name : White Horehound, Common Horehound
  • Vernacular name :
    • Pahari gandana (Hindi)
    • Peppermentuchcheti (Tamil)
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Dry grassy loess and slopes of Himalaya
  • Comments / notes : The leaves and young shoots are harvested for medicinal preparations. Syrup made of the green fresh leaves and sugar is a most singular remedy against the cough and wheezing of the lungs.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, In
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Macaronesia, Europe, Mediterranean to West Himalaya and North and south 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
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Marrubium vulgare. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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