Gomphostemma mastersii Benth. ex Hook.f. (Assam to NE. Bangladesh, Peninsula Thailand, N. Sumatera: Assam, Bangladesh, Sumatera, Thailand as per POWO)



Gomphostemma melissifolium Wall. ex Benth.


Gomphostemma parviflorum Wall. ex Benth. (Assam; Bangladesh; China South-Central; East Himalaya; Jawa; Malaya; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand; Vietnam as per Catalogue of life)




1. Shrub; upper leaf surface with branched hairs; corolla less than 25mm long ….. G. parviflorum
+ Herb, scandent, prostrate or ascending; upper leaf surface +/- glabrous or with simple hairs; corolla more than 25mm long .. . . . .. 2
2. Verticillasters 2-6-flowered; leaves +/- glabrous above ….. 2. G. melissifolium
+ Verticillasters more than 10-flowered; leaves with scattered, simple, appressed hairs above . . . . .. 3. G. ovatum


Species with distribution in annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal (Distribution):

Gomphostemma melissaefolium (Roxb.) Benth. (Himalaya (Nepal, Sikkim), Assam, Bengal)

Gomphostemma ovatum Wall. ex Benth. (Himalaya (Nepal, Sikkim), Assam)

Gomphostemma parviflorum Wall. ex Benth. (Himalaya (Nepal to NEFA), Bengal, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia)


Species with description & keys in Flora of China (Distribution other than China):

Gomphostemma crinitum Wallich ex Bentham [Malaysia, Myanmar, India]

Gomphostemma lucidum Wallich ex Bentham [India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam]
Gomphostemma parviflorum Wallich ex Bentham [India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand]


Pl. go through Gomphostemma (Lamiaceae‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎) page with images of species in efloraofindia.

If you find any incorrect identification, pl. let us know. If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), if any, or can identify unidentified images, it will be really nice.

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