Orthosiphon rubicundus var. rubicundus

  • Family : LAMIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Species : Orthosiphon rubicundus
  • Variety : rubicundus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Orthosiphon rubicundus (D.Don) Benth.
  • Vernacular name : Nela thappidi, Poda tulasi (Tel.); Chandua (Ori.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-June
  • Comments : Common in Eastern Ghats as an undergrowth of deciduous forests on sandy and laterite soils.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Visakhapatnam district, Kadapa district, Vinukonda R.F. (Guntur district), Srikakulam district, Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Nepal, China
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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
  • 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=Orthosiphon rubicundus var. rubicundus. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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