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  Anisochilus adenanthus
 
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  Family: LAMIACEAE/LABIATAE
  Citation:  Anisochilus adenanthus Dalz. in Dalz. & Gibson, Bombay Fl. 206. 1861; Suddee & Paton, Kew Bull. 64: 249. 2009. Anisochilus verticillatus Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 629. 1885; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1127(788). 1924; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 316. 1998; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 398. 2005.
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  Description: Shrubs, 1-2 m high; stem grooved, villous. Leaves to 7 x 1.5 cm, oblong, obtuse, sessile, densely hairy, nerves 4 pairs, very oblique. Spikes 7 mm broad, linear, solitary or 2-3 together, terminal, densely hairy; bracts 4 mm long, ovate. Flowers whorled, thickly arranged; calyx 4.5 mm long, deflexed, densely villous, upper lip closing the tube, entire; corolla 10 mm long, white to blue, upper lip spathulate, concave, lower lip 3-lobed, midlobe emarginate or lobuled. Nutlets trigonous, brown, smooth.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Idukki, Pathanamthitta
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
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  Localities: Vallicode
   
 
   
 
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