Lamiaceae (inc. Verbenaceae) Fortnight: Lamiaceae-Ajuga bracteosa from Batote J & K-GSMAY02/05

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Gurcharan Singh

May 1, 2015, 5:33:20 AM5/1/15
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Ajuga bracteosa Wall. ex Benth., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1: 59. 1830.

Perennial stoloniferous plant; Basal leaves spatulate to oblanceolate, up to 6 cm long on about 1 cm long petioles, villous especially on younger parts; stems up to 30 cm tall with sessile obovate to suborbicular leaves up to 15 mm long, margin irregularly undulate crenate; upper verticillaters forming a spike; calyx with linea-subulate teeth with villous ciliate margins; corolla purplish with slightly exserted tube; stamens somewhat exserted; nutlets oblong-obovoid.

Photographed from Batote in J & K state.  

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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