Leucas stricta Wall. ex Benth.

 
  • 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 stricta Benth.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and waste places
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on gravelly slopes
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 26/10/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0210
  • Collection Locality : Papavinasanum, Tirumal Hills, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Alappuzha district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district
  • World Distribution : India to Indo-China
  • 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; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey 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 stricta. Downloaded on 12 July 2020.

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