Leucosceptrum canum Sm.

  • 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) : Leucosceptrum canum Sm.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Planted in gardens
  • Key identification features : Shrubs or small tress; branches stout, terete, densely or laxly white tomentose or wooly, rarely glabrous. Leaves glabrous above, densely tomentose beneath, with white or greyish or brown tomentum, rarely green and glabrous; petiole densely tomentose. Flowers in terminal spikes; calyx campanulate, decurved, hoary or tomentose, teeth short, rounded.
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.764. 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=Leucosceptrum canum. Downloaded on 11 July 2020.


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