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  Anisochilus argenteus
 
  Family: LAMIACEAE/LABIATAE
  Citation:  Anisochilus argenteus Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1924: 265. 1924 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1127(788). 1924; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 316. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 245. 2002; ; Suddee & Paton, Kew Bull. 64: 250. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Sheethakkoraali
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Stout herbs to 30 cm high; stem silvery white tomentose. Leaves to 1.5 x 1 cm, obovate, acute at apex, entire, densely hairy, closely packed on stem, sessile. Spikes to 8 cm long, 0.5-1 cm broad, cylindrical to tetragonous; bracts and calyx densely villous; corolla small, yellowish.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-February
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Rocky areas in evergreen forests
  Distribution: South India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: South India
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude:
  Localities: Vellimala, Karimala
   
 
   
 
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