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POGOSTEMON PARVIFLORUS

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Benth.

Synonym ► P. pubescens Benth.

Family ► Labiatae; Lamiaceae.

Habitat ► Hills of South-western India, ascending to 1,200 m.

Folk ► Phaangalaa (Maharashtra).

Action ► Aerial parts—antifungal, antibacterial.

Acetone extract of the aerial parts exhibits larvicidal activity against the larva of malaria vector, Anopheles ste- phensi and Culex quinquefasciatus.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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