Botanical name: Anisomeles heyneana Family: Lamiaceae (mint family)
Gopali is a tall, erect herb, growing to 1-1.5 m high. Slender stems and branches are quadrangular. Oppositely arranged ovate lance-like leaves are 5-12 cm long. Flowers occur in cymes which are 10-30 cm long. Small 2 cm flowers are white, tinged with pink, and 2-lipped. Upper lip is 5 mm. The lower lip is 3-lobed. The flowers resemble cow's earlobes, which gives it its Marathi name. Flowering: October-November.
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