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  Pogostemon heyneanus
 
  Family: LAMIACEAE/LABIATAE
  Citation:  Pogostemon heyneanus Benth. in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1: 31. 1830; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1133(792). 1924; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 326. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 371. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 381. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 371. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 291. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 251. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 553. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 323. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 537. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 403. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 662. 2009. Pogostemon patchouli sensu Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 653. 1885, non Pellet 1845.
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  Description: Subshrubs; stem hoary tomentose. Leaves 11 x 6 cm, ovate, acute, irregularly crenate, glabrescent; petiole 3 cm long. Racemes panicled, interrupted, not 1-sided; bracts and bracteoles similar, 2.5 x 1 mm. Flowers few together; calyx 4 mm long, glandular, lobes triangular; corolla 5 mm long; lower lip 3-lobed, middle lobe narrower, acute; filaments bearded. Nutlets biconvex, orbicular, smooth, brown.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-February
  District(s): Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Palakkad, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  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
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  Altitude: 600-800
  Localities: Umiyar, Kallar, Koruthode, Arampa, Mannarappara, Valiyaparathode, Ambayathode, Periya, Mukkali forests, Punchakolli, Teppakulam, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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