Lamiaceae & Verbenaceae Week: Verbenaceae - Stachytarpheta cayennensis

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Dinesh Valke

Jul 6, 2011, 10:10:18 AM7/6/11
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Stachytarpheta cayennensis (Rich.) Vahl
  • stak-ee-tar-FEE-tuh -- from the Greek stachys (ear of corn) and tarphys (thick)
  • kae-yen-EN-sis -- of or from Cayenne (capital city of French Guiana)

Stachytarpheta cayennensis 
Jul 7, 2007 at Babasaheb Ambedkar Udyan, Powai, Mumbai 

commonly known as: blue rat's tail, blue snakeweed, Brazilian tea, Cayenne snakeweed, Cayenne vervain, dark blue snakeweed, false verbena, joee, nettleleaf velvetberry, rough-leaved false vervain, vervain 

Native to: tropical America; naturalized or cultivated pantropically 

  • Cayenne Snakeweed ... Jul 7, 2007 at Babasaheb Ambedkar Udyan, Powai, Mumbai
  • Blue Snakeweed ... Dec 8, 2007 at Sagar Upvan


Gurcharan Singh

Jul 7, 2011, 1:33:04 AM7/7/11
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Dinesh ji
New for, thanks for uploading

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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