Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae Week: Lamiaceae, Stachys floccosa from Kashmir

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 10, 2011, 10:47:38 AM7/10/11
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Stachys floccosa Benth., erect stout plant, obtusely angled, densely covered with sift white wool; leaves ovate-oblong to ovate-cordate, up to 10 cm long, lower petiolate, upper sessile; flowers in sessile axillary clusters, nearly 1.5 cm long and up to 8 mm broad, pink; calyx spine-tipped; corolla tube longer than calyx. Photographed from Gulmarg in Kashmir, growing along hedges.

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Ushadi micromini

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Aug 14, 2011, 8:38:36 AM8/14/11
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I finally understood this plant group......
this is our own home grown... stachys ...
as the lamb's ear we grew in colder climes in north america...a very
useful herb for healing external and internal wounds... since the time
of early chistianity... .

I'll have to put this together now....
Wikipedia does not even mention s. sericea...
Usha di
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