Leonotis nepetifolia var. africana (P.Beauv.) J.K.Morton

  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LAMIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Leonotis nepetifolia var. africana (P.Beauv.) J.K.Morton
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open fallow lands and along road sides
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Key identification features : Calyx finely pubescent; corolla creamish-yellow;
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Distribution :
    • Telangana : Hyderabad Urban district
  • Native : Africa
  • World Distribution : India, West Africa to NE tropical Africa
  • Literature : M. Venkat Ramana, P.V. Prasanna, P. Venu & Avishek Bhattacharjee (2011). Some Critical notes on Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br. var. africana (P. Beauv.) J.K. Morton (Lamiaceae). Taiwania 56(3): 254-256.
  • 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=Leonotis nepetifolia var. africana. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.


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