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

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Gurcharan Singh

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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.
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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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