Anisomeles indica (L.) Kuntze

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (MINT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Species : Anisomeles indica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Anisomeles indica (L.) Kuntze
  • Common name : Indian Catmint
  • Vernacular name : Kaalachitta (Hin.); Hennu karitumbe (Kan.); Vattasadachi (Tam.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0597; HJCB-E-376
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy, Navendu Page, Arun Singh R. & K.Sankara Rao; K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016; 13/12/2014
  • Collection Locality : Karadiyur, Yercaud, Salem district, Tamil Nadu State; Batrepalli, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Mixed Deciduous Forest
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Comments : On hills above 1400 m, in clumps of wastelands, by stream banks and along fences. Plant is carminative, astringent and tonic.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : India, Himalaya, China, Malaysia, Nepal
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Anisomeles indica. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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