S. India, Sri Lanka as per POWO;

Herbs, stem 4-angled, purplish. Leaves ovate, obtuse or acute, base truncate or subcordate, puberulous, to 15 x 13 cm. Panicles terminal, to 30 cm long. Calyx striate, upper lip broadly ovate, lower 3-lobed, lobes ovate-lanceolate. Corolla white with purple tinge, 1 cm long. Stamens exserted, filaments glabrous.

Flowering and fruiting: August-December
Evergreen forests
South India and Sri Lanka
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi as per India Biodiversity Portal)


ANSEPT29 Lamiaceae herb for ID : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3).

Thadiyandamol, Coorg
August 2014

Scutellaria wightiana Benth

It is a species of Plectranthus group belongs to Ocimeae tribe, but I am afraid species cannot be confirmed based on the photo. [Isodon sp.]

This seems to be Plectranthus sp.

As I do not have clearer photos of this plant, I am satisfied with the genus Plectranthus identity.

Plectranthus barbatus Andrews ???

can be compared with the images of  http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:60454692-2

Thanks, … Both leaves and flowers look different from those at Plectranthus barbatus

A reply from Dr. Chunlei in another thread:
As to the Coleus species, probably it is Coleus malabaricus, please check.”


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