Elsholtzia fruticosa (D.Don) Rehder, Pl. Wilson. 3: 381 1916 (Syn: Aphanochilus fruticosus (D.Don) Kudô; Aphanochilus polystachyus Benth.; Buddleja plectranthoidea H.Lév.; Colebrookea oppositifolia Lodd.; Elsholtzia dielsii H.Lév.; Elsholtzia fruticosa var. glabrifolia C.Y.Wu & S.C.Huang; Elsholtzia fruticosa f. leptostachya C.Y.Wu & S.C.Huang; Elsholtzia fruticosa var. parvifolia C.Y.Wu & S.C.Huang; Elsholtzia fruticosa var. paucidentata Hand.-Mazz.; Elsholtzia polystachya (Benth.) Benth.; Elsholtzia tristis H.Lév. & Vaniot; Leucosceptrum plectranthoideum (H.Lév.) Marquand; Perilla fruticosa D.Don);
Bushy herb up to 2 m tall, much branches, tomentose; leaves elliptic-oblong, up to 15 cm long, almost sessile to shortly petiolate (less than 5 mm long), serrate-crenate, pubescent; flowers creamish-white to nearly greenish, on slender terminal or lateral spikes up to 20 cm long, forming panicles; bracts linear-elliptic, 3 mm long; stamens exserted; nutlets pale brown, 1.2 mm long.
uttarakhand uid 1 22092011: Attaching photo of some Lamiaceae member, please help in identification.
Elsholtzia fruticosa, I suppose
Yes Sir This was also seen during our tour
VoF Week: 18092012 BS 6 Colebrookia like shrub for id from the way to Ghangriya:
This should be Elsholtzia sp.
Yes Elsholtzia fruticosa
Elsholtzia blanda: Is it Elsholtzia blanda?
In E. blanda, the infl. is clearly one sided and leaves finely serrate.
Flora of Himachal Pradesh: Elsholtzia fruticosa from way to Narkanda : Attachments (5). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Yes … Nice photographs
Lamiaceae (incl. Verbenaceae Fortnight: Lamiaceae-Elscholtzia fruticosa from near Chakrata-GSMAY32/35 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Lamiaceae (Incl. Verbenaceae) Fortnight: Elsholtzia fruticosa from Chakrata- NS May 07/07 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (5)
need id for E himalayan Labiate-4 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
I need id of the following Eastern Himalayan Labiates collected during September, 2014 from Singalila NP. Darjeeling.
Locality: Sandakphu-Gurdum Roadside Hilly slope
Populations: common throughout SNP
Looks like Elsholtzia fruticosa.
As per another thread:
It is Elsholtzia sp., most probably E fruticosa
Lamiaceae (Incl. Verbenaceae) Fortnight: Elsholtzia fruticosa from VOF-NS May 139/139 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (5)
Elsholtzia? ABSEP2016/34 : 3 posts by 2 authors. 3 images.
Yes E. fruticosa pleasantly aromatic
Plant for ID :: Govindghat-Ghangaria, Uttarakhand :: Aug 2018 :: ARKOCT-02 : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Saw this plant enroute Ghangaria, Uttarakhand in Aug 2018.
Is this Elsholtzia fruticosa?
was the leaf aromatic? minty? if yes i would go with Elsholtzia fruticosa
I did not smell the leaves.
Thanks, … Efi page available at
To me also appear close to images at Elsholtzia fruticosa
yes. seems to.
Plant for ID :: Govindghat-Ghangaria, Uttarakhand :: Aug 2018 :: ARKOCT-49 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Saw this along the Govindghat-Ghangaria trail nearer to Ghangaria, Uttarakhand in Aug 2018.
Requested to please provide ID?
Please check in Elsholtzia (Lamiaceae) in eFI.
Thanks, … May be
Thanks … It does look like E. fruticosa.
Elsholtzia fruticosa – YS Apr2020-09 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3) – around 1300 kb each.
SK 3056 18 October 2021: 8 very high res. images.
Location: Jumla, Nepal
Date: 18 August 2021
Habit : Wild
Is this the same sp. at 2950m.??
Yes, appears so.
Elsholtzia fruticosa (D. Don) Rehder !