Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae Week: Lamiaceae, Colebrookia oppositifolia from Morni Hills

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Gurcharan Singh

Jul 7, 2011, 10:48:34 PM7/7/11
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Colebrookia oppositifolia Sm,, Exot. Bot. 2: 111 1806. 

A shrubby plant with opposite leaves or in threes, lanceolate, 10-20 cm long; flowers minute, white in long cylindrical erect spikes, forming panicles or at ends of branches; calyx elongated and feathery in fruit with purple tips.
Usually at lower altitudes in hills, ascending to around 1400 m. Photographed from open slopes of Morni hills.
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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