C. Nepal as per WCSP;
SK123OCT03-2016:ID : 12 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (12)
Sharing some pictures for ID shot at Chandragiri Hill Kathmandu on 19 September 2016 at 8200 ft.
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.
Isodon phulchokiensis (Murata) H.Hara : 11 posts by 2 authors. 9 images- 4 to 7 mb each.
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?