Names of Plants in India :: Leucas montana (Roth) Spreng.

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Dinesh Valke

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Dec 15, 2020, 7:35:21 AM12/15/20
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Leucas montana (Roth) Spreng.

LOO-kus -- from the Greek leukos (white) ... Dave's Botanary
MON-tah-nuh or mon-TAY-nuh -- of the mountains ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: mountain leucas • Bhojpuri: gitil arak • Marathi: डोंगरी बुरुंबी dongari burumbi • Telugu: కొండ తుమ్మి konda thummi


botanical names: Leucas montana (Roth) Spreng. ... synonyms: Leucas hamiltoniana Benth. • Phlomis montana Roth ... status at The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1.
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
mountain leucas
  • common name given for want of name; derived from scientific name
~~~~~ BHOJPURI ~~~~~
gitil arak
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
डोंगरी बुरुंबी dongari burumbi
  • regional name given for want of name
    डोंगरी dongari = hilly, preferred habitat of this plant; बुरुंबी burumbi = generic name for some Leucas spp.
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
కొండ తుమ్మి konda thummi
~~~~~ x ~~~~~
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Dinesh

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