Pogostemon stocksii (Hook.f.) Press

  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LAMIACEAE
  • Basionym : Dysophylla stocksii Hook.f.
  • Synonym(s) : Eusteralis stocksii (Hook.f.) Panigr.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pogostemon stocksii (Hook.f.) Press
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in moist situations
  • Key identification features : Stem decumbent below, branches suberect. Flowers pale-purple, dense flowered, slender spikes, rachis hairy.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.760 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 stocksii. Downloaded on 11 July 2020.


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