Mosla dianthera (Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.) Maxim., Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 10: 457 1865. (Syn: Calamintha clinopodium var. nepalensis (D.Don) Dunn; Cunila buchananii Spreng.; Cunila nepalensis D.Don; Hedeoma napalensis Benth.; Lycopus diantherus Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.; Melissa nepalensis Benth.; Moschosma ocymoides Benth.; Mosla dianthera var. nana (H.Hara) Ohwi ex Huang & Cheng; Mosla formosana Maxim.; Mosla grosseserrata Maxim.; Mosla hirta (H.Hara) H.Hara; Mosla lysimachiiflora Hayata; Mosla ocimoides Buch.-Ham. ex Benth.; Mosla ocymoides Buch.-Ham. ex Benth.; Mosla remotiflora Y.Z.Sun; Ocimum congestum Spreng. ex Steud. [Invalid]; Ocimum polycladum Link; Orthodon diantherus (Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.) Hand.-Mazz.; Orthodon fomosanus (Maxim.) Kudô; Orthodon grosseserratus (Maxim.) Kudô .; Orthodon hirtus H.Hara; Orthodon lysimachiiflorus (Hayata) Masam.; Orthodon mayebaranus Honda; Orthodon punctatus var. tetrantherus Hand.-Mazz.; Orthodon tenuicaulis Koidz.);

Scrophulariaceae Fortnight: Herb for id from Gori Valley-NS 50 : Attachments (6). 3 posts by 2 authors.

This is my last upload for the fortnight, as we are leaving for Chakrata, will be able to interact after 14th August…
id help requested for this plant shot from Gori valley area..
I think this does not belong to the Scrophulariaceae fortnight, please provide id hints..

Seems Mosla dianthera (Lamiaceae).
And good luck for bountiful flower-hunting under sun.

Thanks … for your good wishes and id… our tour is now halfway and we have got many interesting plants, rains are dominating still we got chances to see the plants.. thanks again for the id..


This herb was shot from Gori valley area..
I got the id inputs earlier some time and the inputs pointed to Leptorhabdos bethamiana…please opine !

efi page on Leptorhabdos parviflora (syn. Leptorhabdos benthamiana Walp.) (family Orobanchaceae as per The Plant List).
Does not look like it as per FOC illustration  & Flowers of India 

Please check for Mosla dianthera (Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.) Maxim.

Yes M.dianthera to me too.
M.dianthera in eFP.
M.dianthera in eFI.


unknown herbs of Lamiaceae (?).-2 from Assam :  Attachments (8). 3 posts by 2 authors.

Attached images are unknown herbs of Lamiaceae (?). Please ID the plant.
Date :24.11.2013
Location: Kamrup district, Assam
Family : Lamiaceae(?)
Genus & species : Unknown
Habitat: Grows wild
Habit : Herb
Flower : Small 

This looks like Mosla dianthera


Attached images are Mosla dianthera (Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.) Maxim from Assam.

Amit Lamiaceae UID 1:
Sending for identification looks to me Rabdosia?
Herbs ca. 1m tall annual, strongly aromatic (Ajwain like) collected from Bageshwar, Uttarakhand alt 1200 mt

Please check for Mosla dianthera (Lamiaceae).

Thanks, … On re-checking I am also leaning towards Mosla dianthera (Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.) Maxim.