Elsholtzia griffithii Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 644 1885. (syn: Elsholtzia communis (Collett & Hemsl.) Diels);
Assam; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand as per Catalogue of Life;
Nepal to N. Myanmar as per WCSP;
Common name: Lomba • Manipuri: লোম্বা Lomba • Mizo: Mauhri • Tangkhul: Yongpa • Zomi/Mizo: Lengmasel
As per efi thread:
The attached 2015 paper (Blumea 59, 2015: 209–214) reduced Elsholtzia communis (Collett & Hemsl.) Diels to a synonym of Elsholtzia griffithii Hook.f. 


MS Dec.,2017/03 Elsholtzia communis : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Location : Saiha, Mizoram

Date :02-12-2017
Habit : Aromatic herb
Habitat : Cultivated
Mizo name : Lengser/ Lengmaser

I could not find distribution of Elsholtzia communis in India as per google search and as per the following:
http://www.catalogueoflife.1f0061f49fd4e (China South-Central; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam)
except for some records as per:
Also unable to know if they look different from herbarium of this species as per the following links:
On the other hand it looks similar to Elsholtzia griffithii (with distribution in India- Assam; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand) as per the following:
Now it is upto you to decide.

In India the species Elsholtzia communis is not found in India. In herbaria some Anisochilus sp fruiting specimens were wrongly identified as E Communis.

The attached 2015 paper (Blumea 59, 2015: 209–214) reduced Elsholtzia communis (Collett & Hemsl.) Diels to a synonym of Elsholtzia griffithii Hook.f.

Thanks, …, for further clarifying the matter.


MS,Dec.,2021/04 Elsholtzia sp. for id.: 1 very high res. image.
Location : Aizawl, Mizoram
Altitude : ca. 1,000 m.
Date : 24-11-2012
Habitat : Cultivated ?

Elsholtzia blanda (Benth.) Benth.

Looks different from images at Elsholtzia blanda (Benth.) Benth.
Appears close to images at Elsholtzia fruticosa (D.Don) Rehder
Was it collected from the wild and planted?

Cultivated. Elsholtzia griffithii I think

Leaves appear a bit less broad as per GBIF specimens.
Can you post keys and description?

In view of the description in the Flora of Mizoram and Flora of China, I take it as Elsholtzia communis (Collett & Hemsley) Diels.


MS,Dec.,2021/07 Pogostemon sp. ? for id.:
Location : Aizawl ?,Mizoram
Altitude : ca.1,000 m ?
Date : 24-11-2012
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild or cultivated ?

Elsholtzia griffithii Hook.f. !




efi thread  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  IPNI  POWO  GBIF (with type specimen) JSTOR (Specimen) Flowers of India  Elsholtzia (Lamiaceae) in Thailand  Myspecies

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