Nepeta discolor Royle ex Benth.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Glechoma discolor (Royle ex Benth.) Kuntze; Nepeta discolor var. kargilica Reshi; Nepeta sabinei J.A.Schmidt
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Nepeta discolor Royle ex Benth.
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Grows on grassy open slopes, gravelly and rocky outcrops in alpines; 3050 - 4600 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Bracts less than 6 mm long; nutlets oblong
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Himachal Pradesh : Manali
    • Ladakh : Ladakh
  • Native : Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : North-East Afghanistan to Tibet and India
  • 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
    • Hassan T., Dar G. H. & Khuroo A. A., (2011). TAXONOMIC STATUS OF GENUS NEPETA L. (LAMIACEAE) IN KASHMIR HIMALAYA, INDIA. IRAN. J. BOT. 17 (2)
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Nepeta discolor. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

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