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Useful Temperate Plants

Elsholtzia stachyodes

(Link) Raizada & H.O.Saxena

Lamiaceae

+ Synonyms

Aphanochilus foetens Benth.

Aphanochilus incisus Benth.

Aphanochilus paniculatus Benth.

Elsholtzia incisa (Benth.) Benth.

Elsholtzia major (Hook.f.) V.S.Kumar & B.D.Sharma

Hyptis stachyodes Link

Mentha blanda DC.

Mentha blanda Wall. ex Lindl.

Mentha foetens Wall. ex Benth.

Mentha incisa Wall. ex Benth.

Mentha paniculata Roxb.

Nepeta imobus Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don

Perilla leptostachya D.Don

Common Name:

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General Information

Elsholtzia stachyodes is a much-branched, erect annual plant growing from 30 - 100cm tall[
272
Title
Plants and People of Nepal
Publication
 
Author
Manandhar. N. P.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
2002
ISBN
0-88192-527-6
Description
Excellent book, covering over 1,500 species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses.
].
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and a medicine.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

E. Asia - southeastern China, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, northern Thailand

Habitat

Moist open places along streambanks; at elevations from 1,300 - 2,500 metres[
272
Title
Plants and People of Nepal
Publication
 
Author
Manandhar. N. P.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
2002
ISBN
0-88192-527-6
Description
Excellent book, covering over 1,500 species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses.
]. Hills, waste areas, open forests, limestone mountains; at elevations from 800 - 2,800 metres[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitAnnual
Height1.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Seeds - rae or pickled[
272
Title
Plants and People of Nepal
Publication
 
Author
Manandhar. N. P.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
2002
ISBN
0-88192-527-6
Description
Excellent book, covering over 1,500 species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses.
].

Medicinal

The juice of the plant is placed between the toes in order to treat wounds there that are caused by walking bare-foot in muddy water[
272
Title
Plants and People of Nepal
Publication
 
Author
Manandhar. N. P.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
2002
ISBN
0-88192-527-6
Description
Excellent book, covering over 1,500 species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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