Mentha longifolia (L.) L.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Mentha spicata var. longifolia L.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Mentha longifolia (L.) L.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Damp areas, along ditches and nullahs, in cultivation
  • Key identification features : Stems and leaves densely hairy; leaves widest at or above middle, lower surface grey or white tomentose
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
  • Native : Macaronesia, Temperate Eurasia to South Africa
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Macaronesia, Temperate Eurasia to South Africa and Illinois, Madeira, New York
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 200
    • 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: 978
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Mentha longifolia. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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