Plectranthus zeylanicus Benth.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Plectranthus hadiensis (Forssk.) Schweinf. ex Sprenger; Coleus zeylanicus (Benth.) L.H.Cramer; Plectranthus hadiensis var. tomentosus (Benth.) Codd; Plectranthus zatarhendi var. tomentosus (Benth.) Codd; Plectranthus tomentosus Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Plectranthus hadiensis (Forssk.) Schweinf. ex Sprenger
  • Vernacular name :
    • Iruveli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated as medicinal plant
  • Flower, Fruit : September-November
  • Native : Sri Lanka
  • Literature :
    • 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 zeylanicus. Downloaded on 17 June 2024.

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