Plectranthus zeylanicus Benth.

  • Family : LAMIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Plectranthus hadiensis (Forssk.) Schweinf. ex Sprenger; Coleus zeylanicus (Benth.) L.H.Cramer; Plectranthus hadiensis var. tomentosus (Benth.) Codd; Plectranthus zatarhendi var. tomentosus (Benth.) Codd; Plectranthus tomentosus Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Plectranthus hadiensis (Forssk.) Schweinf. ex Sprenger
  • Vernacular name : Iruveli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated as medicinal plant
  • Flower, Fruit : September-November
  • Native : Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. zeylanicus. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.


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