Botanical name: Pogostemon heyneanus Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Synonyms: Pogostemon suavis
False Patchouli is an erect or ascending, branched, hairy herb 1-2 ft tall. Leaves are very aromatic, somewhat smooth, ovate, 5-11 cm long, toothed in the margins. Flowers are white, and borne in whorls on terminal and axillary spikes which are 6-25 cm long. Bracts are ovate or lanceolate, and equal to the calyx or a little shorter. Leaves yield a volatile oil.
Identification credit: Dinesh Valke
The flower labeled False Patchouli is ...