Marrubium vulgare from Kashmir

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Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 12, 2010, 3:40:55 AM8/12/10
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Marrubium vulgare L. from Kashmir, common in wastelands and roadsides, especially the grazed areas. Photographed from Pampore on 20 June and Baramula on 24 June, 2010

Common names:
English: Horehound, Hoarhound, White horehound
French: Marrube blanc, Marrube vulgaire
German: Andorn
Spanish: Marrubio común
Hindi: Pahari gandana
Trade: Farasiym

Dried leaves and flowering tops used as drug; for colds, cough and pulmonary affections; yields an essential oil used in liqueurs.

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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
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tanay bose

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Aug 12, 2010, 5:11:44 PM8/12/10
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A new Lamiaceae member for me
Tanay

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Tanay Bose
Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant
Department of Botany
University of British Columbia
3529-6270 University Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
Phone: 778-323-4036

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