||Ballota cinerea D.Don, Phlomis calycina
Roxb., Roylea calycina (Roxb.) Briq.
||Kararoi tila pati, patkarru, Titpatti
|English / Trade Name
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Up to 2700 m
||Fruit nutlets flat at the tip. Apically ± truncate and papillose.
||Temperate miscellaneous forests.
||North west India, Himalaya to Nepal.
||Densely greyish velvety with a covering of prostrate and some spreading glandular hairs.
|Distribution in Haryana
||Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
|Description of Species
||Shrub up to 2 m tall. Stems, including older woody parts, densely greyish velvety with a covering of prostrate and some spreading glandular hairs. Leaves ovate, toothed to almost lobed, flat or somewhat narrow at the base. Flower-spikes consists of 4-12-flowered, white or pink, separated clusters on very short peduncles. Bracts are linear-subulate; sepals nearly equal, elegant, oblong-elliptic narrowed at base, sepals scarcely enlarging in fruit. petal tube slender straight, upper lip is entire, hairy; lower lip 3-lobed, median slightly larger. Fruit nutlets flat at the tip. Apically ± truncate and papillose.
||Leaves ovate, toothed to almost lobed, flat or somewhat narrow at the base.