Deccan Shrub-Mint
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Deccan Shrub-Mint
ative Photo: Pravin Kawale
Common name: Deccan Shrub-Mint • Marathi: जांभली मंजिरी Jambhli Manjiri
Botanical name: Pogostemon deccanensis    Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Synonyms: Eusteralis deccanensis

Jambhli manjiri is a small erect acquatic herb which grows up to 8-20 cm high. Branched stems are leafy, and arise out of creeping rootstocks. Narrow stalkless leaves occur in whorls of 5 or more. Flowers occur in dense hairy branched spikes, 3-7 cm long. Flower tube is hairy and purple, 2-3 mm. Hairy purple stamens protrude out of the flowers.

Identification credit: Pravin Kawale Photographed in Maharashtra.

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