Pogostemon mollis Benth.

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (MINT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pogostemon mollis Benth.
  • Vernacular name : Thirikkozutthi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Rocky areas of grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills above 1200m on exposed rocks and bare slopes
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Collection Nos : CJS 15499, CJS 15766
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Kanyakumari district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Theni district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pogostemon mollis. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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