Leucas hyssopifolia Benth., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1: 60 1830.;
Images by Nidhan Singh – Id by Surajit Koley

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Pakistan to Myanmar (from WCSP)

Benth, in Wall. Pl. As. Rar. i. 60, Lab. 615, and in DC. Prodr. xii. 531 ; perennial, erect, hispidly hairy, leaves 1-2.1/2 in. linear obtuse, margins recurved entire, whorls terminal and axillary small, bracts few subulate, calyx 1/4 in. obconic glabrous, mouth wide truncate glabrous, teeth very minute erect. Wall. Cat. 2044.

SUBTROPICAL HIMALAYA and plains at their feet ; from Jamu to Sikkim, alt. 1-3000 ft. CHOTA NAGPORE ; at Sumbulpore, Griffith.
Rootstock stout, woody ; branches numerous, 4-8 in. Leaves spreading, 1/8-1/4 in. broad, often rigid. Whorls 1/2-3/4 in. diam. ; bracts very slender. Calyx very like L. zeylanica and Wightii ; mouth glabrous within.
(from The Flora of British India 4 (1885) from IBIS Flora)

This was recorded near Kosani during Gori Valley tour..
Which Leucas sp. ?


Leucas species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available on net) 


Please check probability of Leucas hyssopifolia Benth.


Without specific description a species is hard to be identified specifically. I don’t even know it is annual or perennial. Assuming to be perennial it is very likely to be the one I have suggested.
There are several herb in KEW, two of which are from Uttaranchal.


This can only be Leucas hyssopifolia Benth.

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