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
MS Dec.,2017/03 Elsholtzia communis : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Location : Saiha, Mizoram
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.org/col/details/species/id/2dc793091efcb84447b1f0061f49fd4e (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:
http://repository.naturalis.nl/document/613483 (latest publication)
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.