Pogostemon stellatus (Lour.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 429 1891. (Syn: Anuragia stellata (Lour.) Raizada; Anuragia tomentosa (Dalzell) Raizada; Anuragia verticillata (Benth.) Raizada; Dysophylla benthamiana Hance ..; Dysophylla esquirolii H.Lév.; Dysophylla fauriei H.Lév.; Dysophylla japonica Miq.; Dysophylla nana Doan [Invalid]; Dysophylla ramosissima Benth.; Dysophylla stellata (Lour.) Benth. ..; Dysophylla tomentosa Dalzell; Dysophylla verticillata Benth.; Eusteralis pumila Raf.; Eusteralis stellata (Lour.) Panigrahi; Eusteralis tomentosa (Dalzell) Panigrahi; Mentha quaternifolia B.Heyne ex Roth [Illegitimate]; Mentha stellata Lour.; Mentha verticillata Roxb. [Illegitimate]; Pogostemon benthamianus (Hance) Kuntze; Pogostemon fauriei (H.Lév.) Press; Pogostemon japonicum (Miq.) Kuntze; Pogostemon verticillatus (Benth.) Miq.; Pogostemon verticillatus (Roxb.) Bhatti & Ingr.);
   


 

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Attaching an image of a Plain Tiger butterfly on the flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 
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SYMBIOSIS :474 : Attachments (1).  1 post by 1 author.

Attaching an image of a Grey Pansy butterfly on the flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 

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SYMBIOSIS : 477 :  Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author. 

Attaching an image of a Common Leopard butterfly on the flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 

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Attaching an image of a Blank Swift butterfly on the flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 

 

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SYMBIOSIS : 678 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1) 
Attaching an image of a Striped Tiger butterfly on the flowers of Dysophylla stellata


 

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Attaching an image of a Plain Tiger butterfly on the flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 

 

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SYMBIOSIS : 680 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1).
 Attaching an image of a Bee on the flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 
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Attahing an image of a Red Spot Jezebel on the flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 
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Attaching an image of a Red Base Jezebel on the flowers of Dysophylla stellata


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Attaching an image of a Plain Tiger butterfly visiting flowers of Dysophylla sp.


Pogostemon stellatus (Lour.) Kuntze as per images herein.


 

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SYMBIOSIS : 686 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1) 
Attaching an image of a Common Leopard butterfly on the flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 

 

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SYMBIOSIS : 687 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1).
attaching an image of a Common Pierrot butterfly on the flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 

 

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Attaching an image of a Striped Tiger visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


  

 

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DEATH SENTENCE TO DYSOPHYLLA STELLATA : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
For those interested in study of pollination, Dysophylla stellata is an interesting plant. Violet flowers of this herb attracts quite a number of butterfly species, moths, bees, wasps etc. First time I saw this plant in 2008 in a village near this town. I recorded some 17 species of butterflies visiting the flowers of this plant. As the place is near the town, the plot of land on which the plant was thriving has sale value. Today I saw a sign board saying that the plot of land is for sale.

I consider this to the ” Death Sentence ” for this plant. With growing population probably it is inevitable, but I feel bad as I used to visit this land every year (since 2008 during October to December, this is the period when the plant is in bloom and insects have a feast.

Dysophylla stellata is widespread in Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia); Bangladesh; Bhutan; Cambodia; China (Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang); Hong Kong; India (Assam, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal); Indonesia; Japan; Lao People’s Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland)); Philippines; Sri Lanka; Taiwan, Province of China; Thailand; Vietnam so hopefully this is not the end of this species. On IUCN redlist it has been listed as Least Concerned for the time being.

But of course, a loss is a loss!! Little drops of water make the ocean and same ocean can dry up if you take little drops one after another.


 

 

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Attaching an mage of a Mottled Emigrant visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellate


 

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Re: SYMBIOSIS : 868 : 2 posts by 2 authors.
Attaching an image of a Blue Tiger visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 

 

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SYMBIOSIS : 866 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Attaching an image of a Plain Tiger visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 

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SYMBIOSIS : 865 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Attaching an image of a Striped Tiger visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.

 

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Attaching a collage of Common Leopard visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.

 

 

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Attaching a collage of Plain Tiger visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.


 

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Attaching a collage of Peacock Pansy visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.
Note: These flowers attract large number of butterflies of different species. One can observe them from morning till after noon


 

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Attaching a collage of Blue Tiger visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.

 

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Attaching a collage of Mottled Emigrant visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.

 

 

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Attaching a collage of Common Grass Yellow visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.

 

 

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Attaching a collage of Grey Pansy visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.

 

 

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Attaching a collage of Blank Swift visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.

 

 

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Attaching a collage of Bee visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.

 

 

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Attaching a collage of Hornet visiting flowers of Dysophylla stellata.

  

 

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TH 301019: Photograph for Identification : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)- 2 mb each. 
Please help me to identify this herb


Looks like some Pogostemon sp (Lamiaceae).

Please check on Pogostemon page in eFI at: 
https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/species/a–-l/l/lamiaceae/pogostemon


Pogostemon stellatus (Lour.) Kuntze ??
Syn : Dysophylla stellata (Lour.) Benth. ex Wall. 

Thanks, … for the id.
I also think close to Pogostemon stellatus (Lour.) Kuntze as per comparative images at Pogostemon


References:

The Plant List Ver. 1.1  WCSP  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal (Eusteralis stellata (Lour.) Panigrahi)  Flora of China (Dysophylla stellata (Loureiro) Bentham)  India Biodiversity Portal  (Dysophylla stellata (Lour.) Benth.) Tropicos  (Dysophylla stellata (Lour.) Benth.)

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