Leucas aspera (Willd.) Link

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (MINT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Species : Leucas aspera
  • Basionym : Phlomis aspera Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Leucas aspera (Willd.) Link
  • Common name : Common Leucas, Thumbe
  • Vernacular name : Chota halkkusha (Hin.); Thumbe gida (Kan.); Thumbai (Tam.); Dronapushpi (San.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0041
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy & Arun Singh R.
  • Collection Date : 13/09/14
  • Collection Locality : Jamunamarthur, Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Open-deciduous forest
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • Comments : Often on plains, on wayside, as a weed, locally abundant in fallow fields, wastelands up to 1200 m.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : India, Himalaya, Bangladesh, China, Malaysia, Mauritius
  • 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; 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=Leucas aspera. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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