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Elsholtzia splendens - Nakai. ex F.Maek.
                 
Common Name Shiny Elsholtzia
Family Lamiaceae or Labiatae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Grassy areas in mountains in Korea[279]. Hills and grassy areas at elevations up to 300 metres in China[266].
Range E. Asia - northern China, Korea.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Full sun

Summary

Elsholtzia splendens Shiny Elsholtzia


Elsholtzia splendens Shiny Elsholtzia
   
Physical Characteristics
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Elsholtzia splendens is a ANNUAL growing to 0.4 m (1ft 4in). The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Habitats
 Cultivated Beds;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses


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Diuretic;  Febrifuge.

The whole plant contains an essential oil , monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes[279]. It is used in Korea in the treatment of headaches, fevers, diarrhoea and oedema[279].
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
An easily grown plant, it succeeds in most soils.
Propagation
Seed - sow late spring in situ[200].
Other Names
Found In
Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Nakai. ex F.Maek.
Botanical References
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Readers comment
 
Elizabeth H.
John Mon Feb 23 2009
Indicator plant for Copper (Cu) on Mtt. Tonglu in Hibei province, China.
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