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  Plectranthus glabratus
 
  Family: LAMIACEAE/LABIATAE
  Citation:  Plectranthus glabratus (Benth.) Alston in Trim., Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6(Suppl.): 236. 1931; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 660. 2009. Coleus glabratus Benth., Labiat. Gen. Sp. 58. 1832. Coleus wightii Benth., Labiat. Gen. Spec. 58. 1832. Plectranthus coleoides Benth. in DC., Prodr. 12: 64. 1848; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 622. 1885; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1122(785). 1924; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 252. 1999.
  Malayalam Name(s): Padappayila
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Fleshy subshrubs, pubescent. Leaves to 18 x 12 cm, ovate-elliptic, membranous, puberulus, acuminate, base obtuse or slightly truncate, margin coarsely and prominently truncate; petiole to 10 cm. Panicles of racemes terminal, to 25 cm long, racemes to 3.5 cm; flowers pink. Fruiting calyx 2-lipped to 8 mm, upper lip entire, ovate, lower lip 4-toothed, teeth unequal, glabrous. Nutlets 4, oblong, 2 x 2 mm, brown, shining.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-October
  District(s): Idukki, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  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
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Olikkudy
   
 
   
 
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