Nepeta elliptica 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 elliptica (Royle ex Benth.) Kuntze; Nepeta polystachya Royle ex Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Nepeta elliptica Royle ex Benth.
  • Common name : Elliptic-Leaved Catmint
  • Vernacular name :
    • Tukhmalanga, Zoofa (Hindi)
  • Habit : Perennial herb
  • Habitat : Grows on open slopes; 1700 - 2800 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Calyx-teeth as long as the tube; corolla 10-17 mm long
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : East Afghanistan to Nepal
  • 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 elliptica. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

India Distribution

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