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Flowers: Indian Patchouli – Kollan Kola

Indian Patchouli - Kollan Kola
  • Indian Patchouli – Kollan Kola

  • Common Classification
    Common NamesIndian Patchouli
    Sinhala NameKollan Kola, Gan Kollan
    Scientific Classification
    FamilyLamiaceae
    GenusPogostemon
    Scientific NamePogostemon heyneanus
    SynonymPogostemon patchouly
    Ecology
    CategoryHerb
    Growth HabitSmall-Shrub
    DurationPerennial
    OriginIndigenous
    StatusNatural
    Property
    Culinary / EdibleNo
    Use as HerbYes
    Other Use n/a
    Poisoned / ToxinNo
    Identification

    SLF 0000

Indian Patchouli or called in Sinhalese as Kollan Kola is a evergreen perennial plant species of Lamiaceae family native to Sri Lanka and.India. It is small woody tree grows up to 3 -4 meters in height. It is occurs naturally or cultivated tree mostly in wet zone in the low country. The plant cultivated for herbal plant that has various medicinal properties.
sapling of Patchouli – Kollan Kola

Sri Lanka Flowers

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