Anisomeles malabarica

Anisomeles malabarica

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FAMILY

Lamiaceae

Species

Anisomeles malabarica

Common name

Nil

Flower colour; life form

Pink, Blue, Purple; Herb erect

Campus

Townsville

Description

An erect herb to about 1 m tall sometimes taller; leaves simple, opposite, lanceolate with toothed margins, hairs present ,and on the under surface there are small pale circular glands. Flowers are 2-lipped in axillary clusters; corolla varies in colour from pink to blue to pale purple; 2 fertile stamens. Fruit splitting into individual mericarps.