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  Pogostemon pubescens
 
  Family: LAMIACEAE/LABIATAE
  Citation:  Pogostemon pubescens Benth. in DC., Prodr. 12: 142. 1848; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1133(792). 1924; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 372. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 223. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 382. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 372. 1994; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 55. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 254. 1999; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 663. 2009. Pogostemon parviflorus Benth. in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1: 31. 1830,p.p.; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 632. 1885; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 326. 1984.
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  Description: Shrubs. Leaves simple, opposite, ca. 8 x 4 cm, ovate, apex acute, base cuneate, doubly crenate, membranous, sparsely hirsute; petiole to 3.5 cm. Panicles axillary and terminal; bracts 5 x 1 mm, oblong, ciliate. Calyx tube 4 mm, tooth 1 mm, ovate-lanceolate, pubescent. Corolla white with purple shades; tube 3 mm, upper lip, 3-lobed, 5 mm, lower lip 5 mm. Staminal filaments 6 mm long, purple bearded.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-December
  District(s): Idukki, Kollam, Palakkad, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Purple
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Olikkudy, Campshed area, Valiyaparathode, Periya, Lock-hert gap, Devicolam, Karasurymala, Ponmudi
   
 
   
 
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