Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae Week: Lamiaceae - Plectranthus barbatus

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Dinesh Valke

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Jul 5, 2011, 12:44:51 PM7/5/11
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Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
  • plek-TRAN-thus -- from the Greek plektron (spur) and anthos (flower), referring to the spurred flowers
  • bar-BAY-tus -- bearded, barbed

Plectranthus barbatus 
Aug 25, 2010 along Pasarani Ghat leading to Panchagani and Mahabaleshwar 


commonly known as: Abyssinian coleus, blue spur flower, false boldo, Indian coleus • Gujarati: ગરમર garmar • Hindi: पत्थरचूर patharchur, पाषाणभेदी pashan bhedi • Marathi: गरमर garmar, माईण or माईन mayin, माईनमूळ mainmul • Nepalese: गन्धे झार gandhe jhar • Sanskrit: बालकः balakah, ¿ गण्डीरः gandira ?, पाषाणभेदी pashanabhedi 

Native of: tropical Africa, Arabian peninsula, Indian subcontinent, Thailand; widely cultivated 


  • Plectranthus barbatus ... Aug 25, 2010 along Pasarani Ghat
  • Gandhe Jhar (Nepalese: गन्धे झार) ... Aug 25, 2010 along Pasarani Ghat


Regards.
Dinesh

Prashant awale

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Jul 5, 2011, 12:46:26 PM7/5/11
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Excellent photograph Dinesh.
Regards
Prashant

Satish Phadke

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Jul 6, 2011, 3:05:23 AM7/6/11
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Amazing quality pictures.
Satish

On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 10:14 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh...@gmail.com> wrote:

Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 7, 2011, 2:02:24 AM7/7/11
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Thanks Dinesh ji for this great display


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