Leucas deodikarii Billore et Hemadri

  • 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) : Lavandula gibsonii J.Graham
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Infrequent in moist deciduous forests in the undergrowth
  • Key identification features : Herbs or undershrubs, perennial,erect, ascending, rootstock woody; stems obtusely quadrangular, shallow to deeply grooved, strigose hairy. Flowers white, in many-flowered axillary heads; calyx campanulate, straight, 10-ribbed, strigose on ribs, reticulately veined inside. Corolla tube glabrous inside, hairy outside, upper lip bearded, concave, lower 3-lobed, midlobe large, emarginate.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Nashik district, Pune district, Thane district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.728 Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • 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=Leucas deodikarii. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.


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