Anisochilus carnosus (L.f.) Wall.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LAMIACEAE
  • Basionym : Lavendula carnosa L.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Anisochilus carnosus (L.f.) Wall.
  • Common name : Thick leaved lavender
  • Vernacular name : Panjiri ka pat (Hindi); Karaveru (Kannada); Saertupun thalai, Kalvalli (Tamil); Ajapada (Sanskrit); Panjiri (Marathi); Chomar, Karpooravalli, Kattukoorkka, Kurangupacha, Mathilkkoorka, Patukoorkka (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along streams, rocky boulders, and also in grasslands
  • Comments / notes : up to 1500m in full sun
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Himalayas, Myanmar, Nepal
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara ;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.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Anisochilus carnosus. Downloaded on 6 July 2020.

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