Plectranthus coleoides Benth.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Coleus wightii Benth.; Plectranthus glabratus (Benth.) Alston; Coleus glabratus Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Plectranthus glabratus (Benth.) Alston
  • Vernacular name :
    • Padappayila (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Shola
  • Comments / notes : In occasional clumps on hills above 1200m
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Sirumal (Dindigul district), Shavarai hills (Salem district), Namakkal district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Plectranthus coleoides. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

Botanical Description

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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