Pogostemon heyneanus Benth.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Pogostemon patchouly sensu Hook.f.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Pogostemon heyneanus Benth.
  • Common name : Patchouli
  • Vernacular name :
    • Paachee (Sanskrit)
    • Pachhe kadiru, Pachhe thene, Pachhe koralu (Kannada)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasionally cultivated in gardens. Leaves used in medicine
  • Key identification features : A strong aromatic herb. Panicles terminal and axillary
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Collection Nos : Cramer 4467
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • 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=Pogostemon heyneanus. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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