Pogostemon deccanensis (Panigrahi) Press, Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 10: 73 1982. (Syn. Eusteralis deccanensis Panigrahi);
po-go-STEM-on — from the Greek pogon (beard) and stemon (thread, stamen) … Dave’s Botanary
day-kahn-NEN-sis — of or from Deccan peninsula, India

commonly known as: Deccan pogostemon • Marathi: जांभळी मंजिरी jambhali manjiri

Endemic to: Western Ghats (of Maharashtra, India)    




Kass Plateau, Approx. 20 kms north of Satara, Maharashtra: 29th to 31st Aug’08; Kaas in Oct 08; At Chiplun, Maharashtra- 27 Dec, 2009; 31/12/2009, 4.29 am-  Goa; Kas-Satara in Sep 09; Manjiri – indiantreepix | Google Groups Flowers for ID – indiantreepix | Google Groups flowers at Kaas – 1 – indiantreepix | Google Groups Pogostemon deccanensis – efloraofindia | Google Groups Pogostemon deccanensis from Kas (07/08/10 – NSJ) – efloraofindia | Google Groups



Date/Time-31/12/2009;4.29 am
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-  Goa
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-Wlid
 Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-  Shrub
Height/Length-  1/2mt
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-  oval
Inflorescence Type/ Size-
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-Violet

Pogostemon deccanensis  syn. Dysophylla stellata
Family Lamiaceae.




Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae Week: Lamiaceae – Pogostemon deccanensis: Pogostemon deccanensis (Panigrahi) Press

po-go-STEM-on — from the Greek pogon (beard) and stemon (thread, stamen) 
day-kahn-NEN-sis — of or from Deccan peninsula, India
Oct 15, 2010 near Lion’s Point, Lonavala
commonly known as: Deccan pogostemon • Marathi: जांभळी मंजिरी jambhali manjiri
Endemic to: Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India
   – [image: Jambhali Manjiri (Marathi: जांभळी मंजिरी)]<http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/2898715543/>
    … Sep 28, 2008 on Kas plateau
   – [image: Sharma’s Eriocaulon]<http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/2924386397/>
    … Sep 28, 2008 on Kas plateau
   – [image: … Kas plateau]<http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/2924384477/>
    … Sep 28, 2008 on Kas plateau



Kaas Week : Pogostemon deccanensis: At Kaas, the flowering of this species (otherwise abundent) was less this time.

Yes … A common plant near the shallow water bodies of the Kas plateau.
Family : Lamiaceae




Kas Week :: DV :: 28 SEP 08 – 0119 :: Pogostemon deccanensis: Kas plateauabout 4000 ft asl
… one of the 39 World Heritage sites in the Western Ghats of India 

28 SEP 08
Pogostemon deccanensis (Panigrahi) Press … (family: Lamiaceae) 
po-go-STEM-on — from the Greek pogon (beard) and stemon (thread, stamen) … Dave’s Botanary
day-kahn-NEN-sis — of or from Deccan peninsula, India
commonly known as: Deccan pogostemon • Marathi: जांभळी मंजिरी jambhali manjiri
Endemic to: Western Ghats (of Maharashtra, India)
References: Flowers of IndiaFlowers of Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar



Pogostemon deccanensis (Panigrahi) Press

on Kas plateau on September 28, 2008

Wow! Splendid sights.



KAS Week::( Pogostemon deccanensis -03/10/2012 -NJ):  Pogostemon deccanensis – (Jambhali Manjiri – In Marathi)
Normally found near water source. 



KAS Week DS_041012_05 Pogostemon deccanensis:  This pink/ purple spikes of flowers dominate some area of Kas. 22nd Sep 2012.
Have seen purple as well as pink spikes. Are they of same species?

Image 1146 is not of P deccanensis

Yes … I was going to write that only before I read your mail. Looks some Rotala sp.



Kas week : Pogostemon deccanensis SMP: Pogostemon deccanensis
Family : Lamiaceae

Yes …, bit common along the streams.




Kas Week: AVD:12 th Oct 2012: Pogostemon deccanensis:

Attached herewith are images of Pogostemon deccanensis.
The terrestrial carpet on Kas is that of Impatiens, Smithia, Utricularia whlie the carpet covering the small temporarily formed water puddles shallow water bodies is that of Pogostemon deccanensis.

Lovely pictures of Pogostemon mixed with Erioaulon I hope….



Kaas week : Pogostemon deccanensis:  Pogostemon deccanensis

a candidate for stock photography for a poster
may be for KAS?




Pogostemon deccanensis:  Pogostemon deccanensis of family Lamiaceae

in open laterite grasslands
last week in Mahabeleshwar




Pogostemon deccanensis | Kaas: Pogostemon deccanensis

Kaas (Maharashtra)




Pogostemon deccanensis var.white: Pogostemon deccanensis var. white
At Lonavala, Maharashtra
08 Dec, 2012



Pogostemon deccanensis——for sharing and validation : Attachments (1). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Pic of Deccan Pogostemon, taken at ambyvalley rd. lonavala, pune in oct12.

Yes. …, when requesting validation it’s a good idea to send multiple images.



Pogostemon deccanensis—-for sharing and validation :  Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author.
Pic of Jambhali Manjiri, taken at Ambyvalley rd., Lonavala, Pune in Oct12.


Pogostemon deccanensis (Panigrahi) Press
at Koraigad on October 8, 2011  



Attached are pictures of Pogostemon deccanensis captured at Satara in October 2014.
Requested to validate the ID.

From the photos I can see it is Pogostemon erectus group. But not able to say which variety it falls. Any way I provide key for further help.

Calyx 1.5 – 2.0 mm long, nerves thick and muc conspicusous, tomentose outside; nutlets ca 0.8 mm long, obovoid      var. tomentosus 

Calyx less than 1.5 mm long, nerves inconspicuous or slightly visible, villous outside; nutlets ca 0.5 mm long, subglobose:                                                                          

Internodes 10 – 20(-25) mm long; leaves usually 9 to 12 in a whorl, 8 – 12(-15) mm long                                                 var. erectus

Internodes 2 – 8 mm long; leaves usually 6 in a whorl, 3 – 8(-10) mm long                                                             var. gracilis (= P. deccanensis)

Thanks, … But as per WCSP, Pogostemon erectus var. gracilis (Dalzell) Panigrahi is a syn. of Pogostemon erectus (Dalzell) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 530 (1891). & Pogostemon deccanensis (Panigrahi) Press is another accepted species.

Again it is matter of opinion, I have studied all the specimens available at Calcutta and Pune herbarium, as well as in RBG, Kew and some European herbaria during my visit and concluded that the variations of gracilis and deccanensis are not much and intermediate forms are there.

Pogostemon deccanensis
Kas Satara Maharashtra





Pogostemon deccanensis : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)

Pogostemon deccanensis

kaas plateau
third week of october 2016



Kindly help in identification SN Mar 48 : Attachments (3). 3 posts by 2 authors.

Erect herb in fallow paddy field near Bahamandala, Coorg, Karnataka


It is Pogostemon stellatus (Lour.) Kuntze, (=Eustralis tomentosa (Dalz.) Panigrahi), Family Lamiaceae

I think it should be Pogostemon deccanensis (Panigrahi) Press as per images herein.



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