SK123OCT03-2016:ID : 12 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (12)
Must be some Isodon sp.
Tried to ID but could not come to the conclusion:
My guess as below:
Request for your guidance.
Most difficult part is not a single image in the web! If someone could validate according to the description !
Correct ID as suggested from some expert from Nepal is Isodon scrophularioides (Wall. ex Benth.) Murata (accepted name) !
To me it does appear close but does not match particularly the Calyx, as per illustration at
Further you can check with the high resolution specimen at
I have checked all Isodon/ Rabdosia and looks like only matches with Isodon scrophularioides (Wall. ex Benth.) Murata.
But I cannot say finally if it is same.
Came across another link and submitting for further verification please.
Taxonomic notes on genus Isodon (Nepetoideae, Lamiaceae) from China I: revision of four species
Image From Net. 1 image.
Thanks … for the information. As far as I remember the infloresecence are much branched in this sp. and sometimes confused with the scrophulariaceae members.
Thank you for your reply.
I am still confused about the correctness of ID I had guessed as not many image found in the net for comparision, however, looks matching according to the keys in the eflora Nepal.
By the way I am not a doctor but a plant enthusiast!
Further opinions from all are expected.
Thanks sir, happy to know you are Plant Enthusiast, I really appreciate your devotion.
Location: Kathmandu Valley
Date: October 2020
Habit : Wild
Syn : Rabdosia phulchokiensis Murata
Yes, it is Isodon phulchokiensis. Type specimens of this species were collected from Kathmandu. By the way, do you have any leaf materials?
Isodon phulchokiensis (Murata) H.Hara: 7 very high res. images.
Location: Chandragiri Nepal
Altitude : 2119m.
Date: 23 November 2022
Habit : Wild
Yes, appears close to images at