Nepeta erecta (Royle ex Benth.) Benth.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Basionym : Dracocephalum erectum Royle ex Benth.
  • Synonym(s) : Nepeta macrantha Ledeb. ex Hook.f.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Nepeta erecta (Royle ex Benth.) Benth.
  • Common name : Erect Catmint
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forest and open slopes
  • Comments / notes : Pubescent erect herbs.
  • Key identification features : Leaves petioled. Whorls distant, sessile. Corolla blue
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Valley of Flowers
    • Himachal Pradesh : Kinnaur district
  • Native : East Afghanistan to W. Himalaya.
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Afghanistan, Pakistan, West Himalaya
  • Literature :
    • Oleg P & Adam S (1984). Flowers of Himalaya. Oxford University Press: 332
    • Nair, N. G (1977).Flora of Bashahr Himalayas. International Bioscience Publishers: 222
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Nepeta erecta. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

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