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  Platostoma menthoides
 
  Family: LAMIACEAE/LABIATAE
  Citation:  Platostoma menthoides (L.) A.J.Paton, Kew Bull. 52: 274. 1997. Ocimum menthoides L., Sp. Pl.: 598. 1753. Geniosporum menthoides (L.) Druce, Rep. Bot. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 3: 418. 1913 (1914). Ocimum prostratum L., Mant. Pl. 2: 566. 1771. Geniosporum prostratum (L.) Benth., Bot. Reg. 15: sub.t.1300. 1830; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 610. 1885; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1116(781). 1924. Geniosporum menthoides (L.) Druce var. prostratum (L.) Press & Sivar., Adansonia 19: 116. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 641. 1990; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 576. 2009.
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  Description:
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-December
  District(s): Alappuzha, Malappuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Sandy riverbanks and sea coasts
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue, Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Vandanam, Punnapra
   
 
   
 
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