What is Orthosiphon aristatus
Orthosiphon aristatus, catswhisker or Neko-no-hige (scientific name: Orthosiphon aristatus) is an evergreen perennial herb of the Lamiaceae family. Stems are erect,and has 4 lip-shaped petals and long stamens and pistils of flowers in the summer and fall reached from flower to flower whorls. Flowers change from white to light purple. In the Malay Peninsula in origin and folk medicine. Agglutination is similar to Beard's the cat that did it in Japan, referred to in Malay means cat beard orthosiphon (Kumis Kuching).
Common name: Orthosiphon aristatus, scientific name: Orthosiphon aristatus, aka: Orthosiphon, Catswhisker, Neko-no-hige ,origin: India-Southeast Asia, Malay Peninsula including ,plant height: 40-70 cm, width: 30-60 cm, stem: 4 crest, leaf shape: oval-oval leaf: 7 cm. leaf color: green leaf edge: serrated phyllotaxis: perception-inflorescence form racemose inflorescences panicle length: 15-20 cm Corolla: lips Flower color: white, pale purple flower diameter: 5-10 cm flowering: 6-10 may use: folk medicine, garden planted fruit types: nuts, fruit shape: long ovoid, fruit color: Brown.