Botanical name: Leucas montana Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Synonyms: Leucas hamiltoniana, Phlomis montana
Mountain Lucas is a perennial or woody herb, with branches covered by silky velvety-hairs. Flowers are borne in 15-20-flowered whorls. Flowers are white, tube ringed inside. Sepal cup is silky-hairy, with a mouth which is not unequal, and very short erect teeth. Leaves are ovate, toothed to rounded toothed, wrinkled, green above and velvet-hairy, but covered with white wool beneath. Leaves are rounded-flat o broadly heart-shaped at base. Branches rise up from a woody base. Mountain Lucas is found in the Western Ghats.
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