Leucas montana Spreng.

 
  • 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) : Leucas montana (Roth) Spreng.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Dry forests in hills
  • Key identification features : Straggling plant
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy & Arun Singh; Arun Singh & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 12-09-2014; 31-10-2015
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0022; HJCB-0376
  • Collection Locality : Pudunuru R.F., Javadu Hills, Tiruvannamalai district (TN); Swamy malai Hills, Vellore district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Telangana : Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district, Mysuru district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Salem district, Tiruvannamalai district, Thanjavur district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District
  • 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 montana. Downloaded on 2 June 2020.

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