Plectranthus malabaricus (Benth.) R.H.Willemse

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LAMIACEAE
  • Basionym : Coleus malabaricus Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Plectranthus malabaricus (Benth.) R.H.Willemse
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Collector(s) Name : C.Saldanha; Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page; Raja K. Swamy & Noel Sebastian
  • Collection Date : 1-10-1967; 1-02-2017; HJCB-1757
  • Collection Nos : HFP 444, CJS 11188; HJCB-1757
  • Collection Locality : Bisle Ghat (Hassan); Megamalai, Theni district, Tamil Nadu; Devikulam, Idukki, Kerala
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Davanagare district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district, Theni district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamilnadu, India vol. 2; Herbarium specimens from- Megamalai, Theni district, Tamil Nadu and Devikulam, Idukki district, Kerala
  • 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=Plectranthus malabaricus. Downloaded on 12 July 2020.

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