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  Anisochilus dysophylloides
 
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  Family: LAMIACEAE/LABIATAE
  Citation:  Anisochilus dysophylloides Benth., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 19. 1830; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 628. 1885; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1128(788). 1924; Suddee & Paton, Kew Bull. 64: 249. 2009. Anisochilus purpureus Wight, Ic. t. 1435. 1849. Anisochilus dysophylloides Benth. var. purpureus (Wight) Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1128(788). 1924; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 316. 1998; Suddee & Paton, Kew Bull. 64: 249. 2009. Anisochilus sericeus Benth. in DC., Prodr. 12: 82. 1848; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 629. 1885; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1128(789). 1924; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 316. 1998.
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  Description: Subshrubs; stem obtusely quadrangular, tomentose. Leaves to 3 x 1 cm, obovate, acute, cuneate at base, nearly sessile, densely tomentose. Spikes 5 cm long, 0.8 cm broad, many, terminal and upper axillary, peduncled; bracts 3 mm long, ovate. Flowers many; calyx 4 mm long, very densely hairy, upper lip declinate, closing the mouth; corolla 4 mm long; upper lip entire, concave; lower lip acutely 4-lobed, white; filaments glabrous. Nutlets mucilaginous when wet, trigonous, smooth, brown.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Rocky areas in evergreen forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 300-2300
  Localities: Mlappara
   
 
   
 
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