Lamiaceae and Verbenaceae Week: Lamiaceae, Mentha royleana subsp. royleana from Manali

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 8, 2011, 9:47:54 PM7/8/11
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Mentha royleana Benth. in Wall., Pl. As. Rat. 1: 29. 1830
syn: Mentha longifolia subsp. royleana (Wall. ex Benth.) Briq.; Mentha sylvestris var. royleana Hook.; 

Often identified as M. longifolia this Himalayan plant is distinct in its leaves with 2-15 mm long petioles, leaves covered with prominent indumentum and 1.5-2 mm long calyx.

Photographed from Manali 


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