Pogostemon salicifolius (Dalzell ex Hook.f.) El Gazzar & L.Watson

  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LAMIACEAE
  • Basionym : Dysophylla salicifolius Dalz. ex Hook.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pogostemon salicifolius (Dalzell ex Hook.f.) El Gazzar & L.Watson
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Frequent along streams and in moist places
  • Key identification features : Stem reddish, branched, branches terete or subquadrangular. Leaves sessile or subsessile, gland dotted. Flowers purplish, in dense villous spikes.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Pune district, Satara district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.759. 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=Pogostemon salicifolius. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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