Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Ajuga macrosperma  Wall. ex Benth.

Family: Lamiaceae Genus: Ajuga Species: Ajuga macrosperma  Wall. ex Benth.






Synonym Ajuga decumbens, Ajuga geniculata Flower Color Blue - Purple
Common Name Bugle Flower Type Cyme
English / Trade Name Bugle Weed,Ground Pine,Carpet Bugle Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Chingi Sangbrei Fruiting Period April-June
Altitude Up To 2100 M Fruit Type Nut
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit Of 4,usually Dry,one-seeded Nutlets,included In Persistent Calyx
Habitat Shady Areas In Forests, Limestone Forests, Ravines, Grassy Roadsides Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bhutan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam Bark Details Bark Smooth, Thin, Pale Brown With Pleasant Smell
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is herb erect or prostrate, sometimes stoloniferous, hairy or glabrous. Stems 15-40 cm or more tall, pilose or subglabrous when old, young parts densely white villous Leaf Details Leaves Petiolate, Ovate Oblong Or Obovate, Acuminate, Sinulate, Crenate

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details