Elsholtzia densa


E. Afghanistan to Mongolia and China as per WCSP


Annual herb,15-45cm.Stems branched,sparsely pubescent to pilose.Leaves oblong to narrowly ovate,2.7-7.5 x 0.8-2.4cm,acute,base cuneate,margin serrate,indumentum as on stem;petiole 0.3-1.2cm.Spikes 1.8-3.5 x 1cm,lanate,hairs often mauve.Bracts broadly ovate,shorter than flowers.Calyx 2.5mm,teeth triangular c 1mm;fruiting calyx up to 7mm.Corolla mauve,3mm.Nutlets oboviod,c 2 x 1.4mm,tuberculate at apex.
Fl. September
Often on cultivated ground
Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE and RGoB. 1999 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal )


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      Ladakh flora 9 up : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
      Id of the plant from Ladakh.
      I don't remember the exact location pl.

      Thanks, ... Pl. send more images.
      sending one more image. No other image pl. 
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      Appears to be some Lamiaceae member.
      Confused here. I thought I had already named this as Elsholtzia densa?
      Thanks, ..., for the Id. I think matches with images at
      http://angio.bergianska.se/Bilder/asterids/Plantaginales/Lamiaceae/Elsholtzia/
      I can only repeat my identification. 
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      SK52JUL26-2016:ID : 14 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)
      Enclosing some pictures for  identification . 
      Location : Nubra Valley
      Altitude: 10300 ft.
      Date:  22 August 2014
      Could be Mentha longifolia
      Mentha longifolia ???

      I think this is Elsholtzia densa Benth. as per images herein.
      Thank you ... for correct ID. Elsholtzia densa Benth.


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