E. Afghanistan to Mongolia and China as per WCSP

Annual herb,15-45cm.Stems branched,sparsely pubescent to pilose.Leaves oblong to narrowly ovate,2.7-7.5 x 0.8-2.4cm,acute,base cuneate,margin serrate,indumentum as on stem;petiole 0.3-1.2cm.Spikes 1.8-3.5 x 1cm,lanate,hairs often mauve.Bracts broadly ovate,shorter than flowers.Calyx 2.5mm,teeth triangular c 1mm;fruiting calyx up to 7mm.Corolla mauve,3mm.Nutlets oboviod,c 2 x 1.4mm,tuberculate at apex.

Fl. September
Often on cultivated ground

Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE and RGoB. 1999 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal )

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      Ladakh flora 9 up : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)

      Id of the plant from Ladakh.

      I don’t remember the exact location pl.

      Thanks, … Pl. send more images.

      sending one more image. No other image pl. 

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      Appears to be some Lamiaceae member.

      Confused here. I thought I had already named this as Elsholtzia densa?

      Thanks, …, for the Id. I think matches with images at

      I can only repeat my identification. 




      SK52JUL26-2016:ID : 14 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)

      Enclosing some pictures for  identification . 
      Location : Nubra Valley
      Altitude: 10300 ft.
      Date:  22 August 2014

      Could be Mentha longifolia

      Mentha longifolia ???

      I think this is Elsholtzia densa Benth. as per images herein.

      Thank you … for correct ID. Elsholtzia densa Benth.

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