Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae Week: Lamiaceae - Pogostemon purpurascens

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Dinesh Valke

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Jul 5, 2011, 2:50:18 PM7/5/11
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Pogostemon purpurascens Dalzell
  • po-go-STEM-on -- from the Greek pogon (beard) and stemon (thread, stamen)
  • pur-pur-ESS-kenz -- becoming purple

Pogostemon purpurascens 
Feb 9, 2008 at Karnala Bird Sanctuary 


commonly known as: white-flowered pogostemon • Manipuri: সঙব্ৰৈ sangbrei, শঙব্ৰৈ shangbrei • Marathi: सफेत पांगळी safet pangli 

Endemic to: Western Ghats, north-east India 


  • Shangbrei (Manipuri: শঙব্ৰৈ) ... Feb 9, 2008 at Karnala Bird Sanctuary
  • Sangbrei (Manipuri: সঙব্ৰৈ) ... Feb 9, 2008 at Karnala Bird Sanctuary
  • Safet Pangli (Marathi: सफेत पांगळी) ... Feb 28, 2010 along Malshej Ghat


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Dinesh
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