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Indian Catmint, Malabar catmint

Halbi Name
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Kala bhangra
Scientific name Anilosomeles indica
Family
Season Kharif
Description
Plant A camphor-scented annual herb. It is erect about 1-2 m in height, with a 4-angled, pubescent stem.
Leaves Thin, ovate, 3-12 cm, long-stalked, and pointed at the tip, with round-toothed margins. Photo Gallery
Flower Numerous, crowded, and almost stalkless and occur in spike-like racemes. Hairy, pointed-toothed, and the tubular and bell-shaped. The flowers are purplish. The upper lip is oblong-ovate and the lower lip has two middle lobes.
Fruit/ seed
Habitat and distribution Non cropeed areas
Flowering and fruiting August-September.
Associated with Upland flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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