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  Platostoma elongatum
 
  Family: LAMIACEAE/LABIATAE
  Citation:  Platostoma elongatum (Benth.) A.J.Paton, Kew Bull. 52: 274. 1997. Geniosporum elongatum Benth., Labiat. Gen. Spec. 21. 1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 610. 1885; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 248. 1999. Geniosporum indicum Briq. in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4: 367. 1897; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1116(781). 1924.
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  Description: Erect herbs, pilose. Leaves to 3.5 x 1 mm, oblong-obovate, apex acute, base cuneate, distantly serrate, hirsute, punctuate; petiole 0.5 cm. Spikes terminal, pubescent; bracts 4 x 3 mm, ovate, ciliate; calyx lobes 1.5 mm, membranous, ciliolate; corolla tube 3.5 mm, violet; filaments 3 and 4 mm; ovary 0.4 mm, style exserted.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-February
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Churullipetty, Chengamperu
   
 
   
 
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