Buttonweed;   
 

This is one of the most common herb i had seen at Andamans.
Date/Time: 18-12-2010 / 10:45AM
Location: Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Herb (30 to 50cm)

 

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Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae Week: Lamiaceae-Hyptis capitata: This is one of the most common herb i had seen at Andamans.

Bot. name: Hyptis capitata
Location: Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Herb (30 to 50cm)
 


  

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Fwd: [efloraofindia:175592] Please help me for identification BT 2 :  Attachments (1). 6 posts by 4 authors. 

Please help me for identification


… some species of Leucas ?


It is like Hyptis rhomboidea


… oh yes, … more like Hyptis than Leucas


This is Hyptis capitata Jacq.


Yes, H. rhomboidea is a synonym of H. capitata.


 

Hyptis capitata Jacq.
in Goa on February 21, 2012
in Goa on December 28, 2011 


composite Id from Bangladesh SM 999 : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)

Flowering: April

nature:  Shrub/ Herb
Location: Khulna, 2016


Or Lamiaceae ??


Pl. post photo of the lower portion.


Attachments (6)


Hyptis capitata (Lamiaceae)


 

 

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Lantana trifolia L. SN Nov13 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
Lantana trifolia L small shrub from Virajpet area of Coorg, Karnataka


thanks very nice pictures

I am going to ask a silly question..

why would it be called trifolia when its only two leaves at the node?


New to me too. Is it native?
Was not aware of any other species from genus Lantana.


I had seen the name somewhere but never a picture or real life specimen

… this looks new to me too


This is not Lantana trifolia as per Useful Tropical plants  Wikimedia Commons


Then it may be a Garden escape Lantana montividensis 


This is Hyptis capitata, an invasive weed introduced to India during the last decade. Now widespread 


  

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