Anisomeles

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Anisomeles
Inflorescence of Anisomeles malabarica.JPG
Anisomeles malabarica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Anisomeles
R.Br.
Synonyms[1]

Epimeredi Adans.

Anisomeles, with common name catmint,[2] is a genus of herbaceous plants of the family Lamiaceae first described in 1810. It is native to China, the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Australia, Madagascar, and assorted islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.[1][3]

Species[1]
  1. Anisomeles candicans Benth. - Myanmar, Thailand
  2. Anisomeles heyneana Benth. - India, Bangladesh
  3. Anisomeles indica (L.) Kuntze - China, Tibet, Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldive Islands, Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Indochina, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, New Guinea, Christmas Island, Bismarck Archipelago, Mauritius, Madagascar; naturalized in Fiji, Samoa, Jamaica, Trinidad
  4. Anisomeles malabarica (L.) R.Br. ex Sims - India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, Mauritius, Réunion, northern Australia
  5. Anisomeles salviifolia R.Br. - New Guinea, Northern Territory of Australia

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