Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae Week: Lamiaceae - Hyptis suaveolens

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Dinesh Valke

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Jul 5, 2011, 11:01:50 AM7/5/11
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Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit.
  • HY-tis -- from the Greek huptios, turned back, referring to lower lip position of the flower
  • swah-vee-OH-lens -- fragrant

Jungli Tulas (Marathi: जंगली तुळस) 
Feb 12, 2010 at Kharghar Hills, Navi Mumbai 


commonly known as: American mint, bush mint, chan, horehound, pignut, stinking Roger, wild spikenard • Bengali: বিলাতি তুলস bilatti tulas • Bihari: bhunsuri • Hindi: विलायती तुलसी vilaiti tulsi • Malayalam: നാറ്റപ്പൂച്ചെടി naatta poochedi • Marathi: भुस्त्रैण bhustrena, दर्प तुळस darp tulas, जंगली तुळस jungli tulas • Oriya: Ganga tulasi • Sanskrit: भुस्त्रैण bhustrna • Telugu: శీర్ణ తులసి sirna tulasi 

Native to: tropical America; naturalized throughout tropics & subtropics 


  • Bilatti Tulas (Bengali: বিলাতি তুলস) ... Oct 18, 2008 at Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Maharashtra
  • Vilaiti Tulsi (Hindi: विलायती तुलसी) ... Oct 14, 2007 at Kharghar Hills, Navi Mumbai


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Dinesh

Satish Phadke

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Jul 6, 2011, 2:59:17 AM7/6/11
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Nice presentations Dinesh ji; as always...
I liked those first two lines about etymology/meaning
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Dinesh Valke

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Jul 6, 2011, 3:13:47 AM7/6/11
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Thank you very much Satish ji ... that information is useful and interesting.

Regards.
Dinesh
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Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 7, 2011, 2:01:21 AM7/7/11
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Thanks for sharing, Dinesh ji


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