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Leonotis nepetifolia is an annual or short-lived perennial plant growing from 1 - 3 metres tall. The stem is branched at the upper nodes only and the plant has an easily uprooted taproot about 10cm long.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
|Kannada||ದೆವ ತುಂಬೆ Deva tumbe, ಕಾಡು ತುಂಬೆ ಗಿಡ Kaadu tumbe gida|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Large||Ovate||Lobed, acute, Coarsely creanate serrate, Winged in the upper part and cuneate|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Floral leaves lanceolate||Deflexed, Bracts linear, stronlgy spinous pointed, deflexed, Calyx tubular|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
A pantropical weed. The plant forms dense thickets and is most abundant on heavily disturbed areas such as roadsides, overgrazed pastures and river levee banks.